NTSB Identification: FTW85LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27696.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 19, 1985 in HOLMWOOD, LA
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N60885
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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 ACFT WAS 1 OF 2 THAT WERE BEING REPOSITIONED FORM 1 AG STRIP TO ANOTHER. WHILE EN ROUTE, THE FLT ENCOUNTERED DENSE FOG & THE LEAD PLT INITIATED A 180 DEG TURN. DURING THE TURN, THE 2ND ACFT (N60885) WAS ABOUT 100 FT IN TRAIL OF THE 1ST ACFT AT APRX 150 FT AGL. WHILE TURNING, N60885 ENCOUNTERED WAKE TURBULENCE FROM THE 1ST ACFT, ENTERED A VERTICAL LEFT BANK, DESCENDED & SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
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