NTSB Identification: FTW93LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50163.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 02, 1993 in GANADO, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/19/1993
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6752Q
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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 OF AN AGRICULTURAL AIRPLANE IMPACTED POWERLINES ON THE LAST PASS OF THE LAST FLIGHT OF THE DAY WHILE SPRAYING RICE FIELDS. CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED A FLOODED RICE FIELD IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE WITH THE POWER LINES

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