NTSB Identification: MKC86LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31211.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 27, 1986 in DAVENPORT, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA T188C, registration: N9975J
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 AG PILOT WAS SPRAYING A FIELD WHEN HE IMPACTED POWERLINES WHICH REMOVED THE UPPER ONE-THIRD OF THE VERTICAL STAB AND RUDDER. ON LANDING HE GROUNDLOOPED AND COLLAPSED THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VERTICAL STABILIZER SURFACE..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLT CONTROL SYST,RUDDER CONTROL..SEPARATION

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