NTSB Identification: NYC84LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25607.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 16, 1984 in MEADVILLE, PA
Aircraft: HILLER 12E, registration: N4033P
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 FLEW INTO WIRES DURING A CROP SPRAYING MISSION. THE ACFT WAS FLYING AT ABOUT 5-10 FT WHEN A FLASH WAS SEEN OVERHEAD. THE ACFT VIBRATED AND SLOWED BEFORE IMPACTING THE GROUND AND ROLLING OVER.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..GUY WIRE

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