NTSB Identification: CHI83LA358.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21586.
Accident occurred Friday, August 05, 1983 in BARODA, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4880Y
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 COLLIDED WITH WIRES DURING A SPRAYING OPERATION. DURING THE FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING THE WIRE STRIKE THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT SAID CHEMICAL SPILL FROM POWERLINE STRIKE OBSCURED HIS VISION THROUGH WINDSHIELD AND MADE THE FORCED LANDING DIFFICULT. DURING BRAKING HE NOSED OVER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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