NTSB Identification: FTW85LA323.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29058.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 15, 1985 in FLOYDADA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA T188C, registration: N9964J
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PLT STATED HE FAILED TO SEE A METAL STAND PIPE IN THE COTTON FIELD. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE STAND PIPE AND FLIPPED INVERTED. RESIDUE OF THE SPRAYING CHEMICAL WAS OBSERVED ON THE WINDSCREEN AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THIS RESIDUE RESTRICTED FORWARD VISIBILITY FROM THE COCKPIT.

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:

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..DIRTY(FOGGY)

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