NTSB Identification: FTW83LA042
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Saturday, November 20, 1982 in WACO, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/20/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N6839L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE SECOND SWATH RUN THE PILOT STRUCK A POWER WIRE LOCATED IN A TREE LINE. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN A OAT FIELD AND WAS DESTROYED BY GROUND FIRE.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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