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NTSB Identification: FTW70DRA07
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SNOW S2B, registration: N6175U
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1748   70/4/1  NR.EAST BENARD,TEX    SNOW S2B            CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1100                    N6175U              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 31, 2300 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            60 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUSTER STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         EAST BENARD,TEX              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: POORLY MAINTAINED RUNWAY SURFACE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1800                       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 - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED              SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- ACFT VEERED WHILE AVOIDING HOLE IN RWY.
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