NTSB Identification: LAX02LA232.
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Accident occurred Saturday, July 20, 2002 in Knights Landing, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/29/2004
Aircraft: Grumman-Schweizer G-164B, registration: N6794K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The airplane collided with power lines while maneuvering during an aerial application flight. Thereafter, the airplane crashed into a field. The impacted line was 33 feet above ground level. The pilot indicated that he had observed some of the lines, but not the line with the lowest elevation.

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

The pilot's inadequate visual lookout, resulting in an in-flight collision with wires.

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