NTSB Identification: LAX01LA268.
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Accident occurred Saturday, August 04, 2001 in Winnemucca, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/28/2004
Aircraft: Weatherly 620B, registration: N90191
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The agricultural airplane impacted wires with its landing gear while the commercial pilot was maneuvering the airplane to spray a field. The pilot indicated he should hold more altitude above power lines to prevent a similar accident.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain clearance with the wires while he was maneuvering for an aerial application run.

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