NTSB Identification: MKC74FCJ06
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4844Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2878  73/8/20    THURSTON,NEBR       PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 37, 7000
        TIME - 0730                    N4844Y              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 3500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          THURSTON,NEBR               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1800                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID 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 -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1200                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- DRG ATMPT TO SLIDE AROUND SHORT ROWS ON CONTOUR R WING LOST LIFT WING CAUGHT CORN.

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