NTSB Identification: FTW73FRD33
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6530

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2933  73/5/26    KAPLAN,LA           GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 23, 1930
        TIME - 0645                    N6530               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 1700 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KAPLAN,LA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
           STALL: SPIRAL                                            IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: OTHER
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOAD NOT JETTISONED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  102                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - 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 -  10                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - THIRD 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- PROPELLER HUB OR GOVERNOR MALFUNCTION FOR UNDETERMINED REASON.

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