NTSB Identification: CHI90DTG03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42969.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 05, 1990 in JAMESTOWN, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: Eagle Aircraft Co. DW-1, registration: N8810E
Injuries: 1 Minor.

THE AIRPLANE CRASHED IN AN OPEN FIELD DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION MANUEVER. THE WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED 85 YARDS FROM THE FIELD BEING SPRAYED. SECTIONS OF AIRPLANE FABRIC AND STRUCTURE WERE FOUND UNDER POWERLINES LOCATED ON THE WEST END OF THE FIELD. THE FABRIC AND WOOD STRUCTURE WERE IDENTIFIED AS BEING PART OF THE TOP RIGHT WING.

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

PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM THE POWERLINE DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION MANUEVER.

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