NTSB Identification: LAX88DVM02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37334.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 1988 in OCEANO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: BELL 47G5, registration: N1316X
Injuries: 1 Minor.

DURING A SPRAY RUN WHILE IN A TURN AROUND MANEUVER, THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH ELECTRICAL WIRES AND A WOODEN POLE. THE HELICOPTER COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN AND BURNED ON IMPACT. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE HELICOPTER AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..POLE

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