NTSB Identification: MKC86FCJ02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31691.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 19, 1986 in BRIDGEPORT, NE
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N84729
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING AN AGRICULTURAL SPRAY RUN, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A UTILITY POLE, LEAVING PART OF THE SPARY BOOM WRAPPED AROUND THE POLE, AND PIECES OF FLAP, WING, AND FUEL BLADDER NEARBY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN IMPACTED THE GROUND ABOUT 1000 FT FROM THE POLE & WAS DESTROYED BY POST-IMPACT FIRE.

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..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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