NTSB Identification: SEA05CA132.
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Accident occurred Saturday, June 25, 2005 in Teton, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/27/2005
Aircraft: Weatherly 620B, registration: N2021V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The pilot reported that he inadvertently "stepped" on a power line just as was completing a low level turn during a spray run. After colliding with the power line, the airplane impacted terrain resulting in substantial damage to the airframe. The pilot reported that there was haze and smoke in the area on the morning of the accident.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from power transmission lines while maneuvering. Full narrative available
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