NTSB Identification: FTW90DPG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42936.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 23, 1990 in HUNTER, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 188A, registration: N3566Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

WHILE SPRAYING PESTICIDE ON A RICE FIELD THE MAIN LANDING GEAR CONTACTED CROPS. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR HIT A RICE LEVEE AND THE RIGHT WING DUG INTO THE GROUND, FLIPPING THE AIRPLANE INVERTED AND TO THE LEFT 90 DEGREES.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN PROPER CLEARANCE ABOVE THE CROPS.

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