NTSB Identification: MKC83LA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20729.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 15, 1983 in PUXICO, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N4813Y
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 PLT STATED THAT WHILE TRIMMING A RICE FIELD HE WAS WATCHING HIS DRIFT & WHEN HE LOOKED FORWARD HE SAW THE TRANSMISSION LINE BUT WAS TOO CLOSE TO AVOID THE LINES.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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