NTSB Identification: SEA73FTI20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N73946

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1163  73/5/16    DAYTON,MONT         BELL 47G3B1         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 10000
        TIME - 0705                    N73946              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 4500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DAYTON,MONT                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT: SPRAY,DUSTING EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN ENGINE
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3500                       KIND OF OPERATION - OTHER
          KIND OF CROP - SAGE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  4000                              MOUNTAINOUS
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- SEVERE LEAK IN SPRAY HOSE OR SYS ALLOWED INFLAMMABLE SPRAY TO CTC HOT ENG AREA.PLT AUTOROTATED OK.

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