NTSB Identification: MKC75FCJ57
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N8717L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1558  75/5/22    FAIRBURY,NE         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0612                    N8717L              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 56, 25250 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 2000 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FAIRBURY,NE                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 4000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - PASTURE                                   TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FAILED ON IMPACT                     GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1650                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- A NORTH-SOUTH DUAL SET OF PWR LINES ON E EDGE OF FLD.SPRAY PASS TO E INTO EARLING MORNING SUN.

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