NTSB Identification: FTW74DPD09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4785Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2532   73/9/8    MUNDAY,TEX          PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 37, 8100
        TIME - 1000                    N4785Y              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 5000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MUNDAY,TEX                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: RETURN TO STRIP
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 7500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          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 -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1450                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- PLT FLEW SWTH RUN OVR BARN IN FLD DESCND INTO 5 FT CROP AFTR PASS OVR BARN-NOSED OVR.

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