NTSB Identification: FTW99LA249.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 06, 1999 in SEMINOLE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/22/2000
Aircraft: Air Tractor AT-502B, registration: N5005G
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.

The pilot was dispensing a pesticide to a cotton field. As the agricultural airplane was crossing over a set of power lines, it struck the top wire. The aircraft impacted the ground 'flat,' slid across a road, and came to a stop upright.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain obstacle clearance.

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