NTSB Identification: SEA92LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46473.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 21, 1992 in REDMOND, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/24/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA A188A, registration: N9990G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE AIRPLANE WAS TRAVELLING IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION FOR THE SPRAY RUN WHEN THE SUN MOMENTARILY BLINDED THE PILOT AND THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES. THE PILOT THEN INITIATED A FORCED LANDING IN AN ADJACENT FIELD.

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

PROPER CLEARANCE FROM OBJECTS WAS NOT MAINTAINED. FACTORS TO THE ACCIDENT WERE: SUNGLARE, WIRES, AND VISUAL LOOKOUT WAS NOT POSSIBLE.

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