NTSB Identification: ATL96LA111.
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Accident occurred Friday, July 19, 1996 in MONTEZUMA, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/04/1996
Aircraft: Grumman G-164, registration: N465RF
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot stated that he was making a swath run to the north, when the airplane collided with a known power line, then the terrain.

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

failure of the pilot to maintain adequate visual look out, while maneuvering on an aerial application run, which result in his failure to see-and-avoid a power line.

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