NTSB Identification: CHI85LA336.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29212.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 06, 1985 in RED LAKE FALLS, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-300, registration: N2350Y
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 CONTACTED WIRES DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. THE PLT STATED HE WAS MAINTAINING EXTRA ALT TO AVOID TALL WEEDS AND THE CLEARANCE BELOW THE WIRES WAS MISJUDGED. THE WIRES SEVERED THE VERTICAL FIN AND RUDDER.

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

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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