NTSB Identification: FTW82FRJ14
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Friday, July 23, 1982 in MONROE, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/23/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 188, registration: N9125G
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 TURN AROUND AFTER FIRST SPRAY RUN, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AT AN ALTITUDE OF 75 FEET. THE PATH OF FLIGHT WAS ON A HEADING OF 280 DEGREES, INTO THE SUN.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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