NTSB Identification: FTW73FRD25
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N463RF

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0988  73/5/10    CADE,LA             GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 52, 32200
        TIME - 0900                    N463RF              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 15200 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FARMERS AG STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CADE,LA                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT RUNWAY
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED                        TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  25
        REMARKS- ATTEMPTED TKOF ON STRIP COVERED WITH MOWED GRASS.STRAYED TO L ONTO SOFT GROUND.

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