NTSB Identification: FTW74FQG12
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9341F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2207  73/8/23    HART,TEX            HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1800                    N9341F              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 29, 3100 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2500 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TRUCK PLATFORM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HART,TEX                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: TAIL ROTOR                      LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: TAIL ROTOR DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISCONNECTED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SEPARATION IN FLIGHT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2200                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED              ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3500
        REMARKS- COTTER PIN MSNG ALLOWD T/R SHAFT SEPARATION.ACFTROTATED R,HIT TRUCK. M/R BLADE HIT GRND CREWMAN.

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