NTSB Identification: LAX93LA361.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 20, 1993 in BUTTONWILLOW, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1994
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM-SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N8133K
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH HIGH TENSION WIRES DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT. THE OPERATOR NOTED IN THE REPORT THAT THE 'PILOT SHOULD HAVE AVOIDED WIRES.'

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO AVOID WIRES.

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