NTSB Identification: FTW66F0247
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6656Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3516  65/8/20    NEWELLTON LA        PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 26, 4400
        TIME - 0800                    N6656Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 800 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: LONGERON
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POOR WELD
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  LATERAL CONTROL PROBLEM
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 4000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  74                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- BOTH UPPER LONGERONS FAILED

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