NTSB Identification: FTW71FRD42
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING E75, registration: N97987

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1445  71/4/24    MAXIE,LA            BOEING E75          CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 37, 6300
        TIME - 1825                    N97987              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAWSONS STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MAXIE,LA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH 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 - 6300                       KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -SWAMPY/WATER
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  35                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
        REMARKS- FLYING UNDER TV TOWER GUY WIRES,HIT STATIC WIRE OF PWR LINE.

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