NTSB Identification: MKC85LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27910.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 28, 1985 in NORCATUR, KS
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N4772Y
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.

THE ACFT HAD BEEN SPRAYING FOR 40 MINUTES AT 2500 FT MSL WITH A DENSITY ALT OF APRX 4600 FT WHEN IT STALLED DURING A TURNAROUND. IT THEN IMPACTED AN ELECTRIC PWR POLE FOLLOWED BY THE TERRAIN.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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