NTSB Identification: FTW82FRA19
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 27, 1982 in CHAPELL HILL, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/27/1983
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N1774B
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A PULL-UP FROM A SWATH RUN, THE RIGHT WING OF THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE TOP OF A 45 FT PECAN TREE. THE LOWER RIGHT WING TIP SEPARATED, AND THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED INVERTED AND CRASHED.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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