NTSB Identification: MKC88DCQ02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36682.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 07, 1988 in CHASE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-150, registration: N6337Z
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

WITNESSES STATED THEY SAW THE ACFT SPRAYING A HAYFIELD. THEY OBSERVED THE ACFT STRIKE A POWERLINE AS IT WAS MAKING A TURN. THE PILOT STATED THAT HIS WING CLIPPED THE POWERLINE AND THAT THE ACFT WENT INTO A FLAT SPIN FROM WHICH HE COULDN'T RECOVER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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