NTSB Identification: DEN85LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27635.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 21, 1985 in CLAIRE CITY, SD
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36, registration: N2382Y
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 COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. THE POWER LINES WERE LOCATED IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FIELD BEING SPRAYED AND DURING THE LAST SPRAY RUN, WHILE FLYING INTO THE SUN, THE ACFT CONTACTED THE LINES.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL LOOKOUT..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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