NTSB Identification: CHI85LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28002.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 08, 1985 in VIRDEN, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N731VR
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.

DURING AERIAL APPLICATION, THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO PASS OVER A SET OF LOW WIRES AND UNDER HIGH TENSION LINES. THE WIRES ARE 300 FT. APART HORIZONTALLY. THE PROP CONTACTED THE HIGH TENSION LINES AND THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED ON CONTACT WITH THE GROUND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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(MARKED)

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