NTSB Identification: FTW95LA253.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, June 20, 1995 in BIGELOW, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1995
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7937
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT OF AN AERIAL APPLICATION AIRPLANE ATTEMPTED TO FLY UNDER HIGH TENSION WIRES PERPENDICULAR TO HIS FLIGHT PATH. THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR IMPACTED A LEVEE AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER INTO A RICE FIELD COMING TO REST IN THE INVERTED POSITION.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE WITH TERRAIN.

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