NTSB Identification: FTW74FPM03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269C, registration: N9662F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1765   73/8/1    SHIDLER,OKLA        HUGHES 269C         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 26, 1076
        TIME - 0945                    N9662F              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 86 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SHIDLER,OKLA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPERLY SERVICED AIRCRAFT (OWNER-PILOT)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WATER IN FUEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  300                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1000
        REMARKS- HELIO FUELED FRM TANK ON PLTS OWN TRUCK-WATER IN TANK.ENTIRE HELIO FUEL SYS CONTAMINATED.

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