NTSB Identification: SEA86LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32729.
Accident occurred Friday, September 12, 1986 in OROVADO, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G164A-450, registration: N8025K
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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

POWER LINES WERE INADVERTENTLY STRUCK IN FLIGHT WHILE MANEUVERING DURING AERIAL APPLICATION. AFTER STRIKING THE POWER LINES THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED TO THE GROUND WHERE A FIRE ERUPTED AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS THEN DESTROYED BY FIRE.

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

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