NTSB Identification: MKC75DC045
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N8815L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0872   75/5/7    CHANUTE,KS          PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 3550
        TIME - 1145                    N8815L              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 55 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHANUTE,KS                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  550                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING FORESTS
          KIND OF CROP - PASTURE                                   TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -NOT FASTENED                         GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  980
        REMARKS- STRUCK GUIDE WIRE ON TAKEOFF FROM NARROW ROAD.

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