NTSB Identification: FTW85FPJ01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29536.
Accident occurred Monday, April 01, 1985 in NORMAN, OK
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AG CAT G-164, registration: N5338
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A HIGH STATIC WIRE ON AN ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINE BEFORE COLLIDING OUT OF CONTROL WITH THE GROUND. THE PLT STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT HE FORGOT ABOUT THE STATIC LINE AND FLEW INTO IT DURING A MANEUVER FOR AERIAL SPRAYING.

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:

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC

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