NTSB Identification: MIA71FLD14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR A-9B, registration: N7751V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3429   70/9/4    RUSKIN,FLA          AERO COMDR A-9B     CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 2733
        TIME - 0715                    N7751V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 133 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WIMAUMA,FLA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN CABIN,COCKPIT,BAGGAGE COMPARTMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   12                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -DENSE WITH TREES
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  20                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- SULPHUR DUSTING.PLT FELT HEAT ON LEG LOOKED DWN AND SAW A BLUE FLICKER.BATTERY MOUNTED BLO HOPPER.

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