NTSB Identification: SEA76FYA09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING PT-17, registration: N62906

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2787  75/7/31  NR.IDAHO FALLS,ID     BOEING PT-17        CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1350                    N62906              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 41, 10000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 500 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         IDAHO FALLS,ID               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
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISREGARD OF GOOD OPERATING PRACTICE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - POTATOES                                  TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS-  HIT TELEPHONE WIRES STRUNG 12FT BELOW PWR LINES. WAS FLYING UNDER PWR LINES.

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