NTSB Identification: FTW84LA257.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25633.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 30, 1984 in RIPLEY, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N731KU
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.

ACFT CONTACTED THREE UNMARKED TRANSMISSION POWER LINES WHICH CROSSED THE CIMARRON RIVER. THE PLT WAS FLYING OVER THE RIVER TRYING TO LOCATE A FIELD WHICH WAS TO BE SPRAYED. THE ACFT THEN CRASHED ON NEARBY RIVER BED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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