NTSB Identification: MIA73DLA46
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-5, registration: N2214W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2069  73/6/18    NEWBERRY,FLA        BELL 47G-5          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 3384
        TIME - 1500                    N2214W              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 595 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEWBERRY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEWBERRY,FLA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  460                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  85                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- M/R BLADES HIT TREE. SPRAYING WATERMELONS.

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