NTSB Identification: ATL82FLJ08
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 17, 1982 in SCOTLAND NECK, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/17/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-260, registration: N9780P
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 THE FOURTH SWATH RUN THE ACFT STRUCK A 60-FOOT TREE APPROXIMATELY 5 FT FROM THE TOP.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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