NTSB Identification: CHI98LA238.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 04, 1998 in STRANDQUIST, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/1999
Aircraft: Cessna A188B, registration: N5829G
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 said that he was on his third swath run dispensing chemicals when he allowed the left wing of the airplane to contact trees. This was followed by loss of control and impact with the terrain.

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

the pilot's failure to maneuver to avoid obstructions. A factor was the trees.

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