NTSB Identification: FTW73DPJ22
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6071Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1414  73/5/29    BANNER,OKLA         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 35, 1085
        TIME - 1700                    N6071Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 15 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CIMARRON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BANNER,OKLA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT: SPRAY,DUSTING EQUIPMENT
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1300                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PILOTS ATTENTION DIVERTED BY LOCATION OF SPRAY  PRESSURE GAGE IN LOWER COCKPIT.HIT WHEAT THEN GND.

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