NTSB Identification: LAX82DA365
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Monday, September 27, 1982 in DELANO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/27/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N48482
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH WIRES DURING SPRAYING OF GRAPES. NO AIR OR GROUND SURVEY MADE WHICH WAS A NORMAL PROCEDURE. WORK PRESSURE CREATED THE DEVIATION.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PRESSURE INDUCED BY OTHERS..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC

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