NTSB Identification: MKC74DER05
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR A-9B, registration: N7757V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3361   73/8/9    WINNEBAGO,MINN      AERO COMDR A-9B     CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 5225
        TIME - 1745                    N7757V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 774 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BLUE EARTH,MINN             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: PUMPS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PRESSURE TOO LOW
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1700                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1100                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- DRG FLARE OUT ENG DID NOT RESPOND SETTLED INTO CORN.FUEL PRESSURE LOW ENG OPS NML WITH BOOST ON.

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