NTSB Identification: LAX87DVA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34222.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 15, 1986 in DOS PALOS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/03/1988
Aircraft: Rockwell S-2R, registration: N8450V
Injuries: 1 Minor.

AFTER DEPARTING THE FIELD ON HIS LAST SPRAY APPLICATION, THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING COLLIDED WITH AN ANTENNA GUY WIRE LOCATED ABOUT 100 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO RETURN TO THE AIRSTRIP APRX FIVE MILES AWAY. HOWEVER, AS HE ENTERED INTO A RIGHT BANK ABOUT ONE MILE FROM THE AIRSTRIP THE AIRCRAFT WENT OUT OF CONTROL AND CRASHED INTO A PLOWED FIELD. NO GUY WIRE NOR ANY EVIDENCE OF IT WAS FOUND IN OR AROUND THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL,AILERON..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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