NTSB Identification: LAX82FUQ16
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Thursday, July 15, 1982 in LANCASTER, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/15/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N4589
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.

PLT WAS SPRAYING VERY LOW DUE TO WIND CONDITIONS. ACFT STRUCK A WATER SPRINKLER & IMMEDIATELY CAUGHT ON FIRE.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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