NTSB Identification: MKC88LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36975.
Accident occurred Friday, July 15, 1988 in ENGLAND, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: ROCKWELL S2R, registration: N4186X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT SAID HE HAD BEEN FLYING UNDER POWER LINES DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION, AND WHILE PERFORMING HIS DOWNWIND PASS, AN UPDRAFT CAUSED HIM TO COLLIDE WITH THE BOTTOM WIRES. HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UPDRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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