NTSB Identification: FTW70D0006
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N7373Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1579  69/5/29    AMAGON,ARK          PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 2000
        TIME - 0700                    N7373Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 700 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WINDSHIELD,DIRTY,FOGGY,ETC.-RESTRICTED VISION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  700                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE                             COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  265
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- PLT FLEW TOO LOW,STRUCK RICE LEVEE.SHEARED OFF LDG GR,RETURNED TO STRIP AND CRASH LANDED.

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