NTSB Identification: FTW90DQG05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43214.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 30, 1990 in NAZARETH, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA T188C, registration: N2925J
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE AERIAL APPLICATION PILOT WAS IN A TURN TO REVERSE DIRECTION WHEN THE AIRPLANE 'MUSHED' INTO AN ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION WIRE. THE WIRE RODE UNDER THE WING FOR ABOUT 40 YARDS UNTIL CONTROL WAS LOST. IMPACT WAS LEFT WING LOW, COMING TO REST INVERTED AND NOSED DOWN.

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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