NTSB Identification: MIA72FKW27
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N7091Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1788  72/5/20    ATHENS,TENN         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 35, 521
        TIME - 1410                    N7091Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 28 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MCMINN COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ATHENS,TENN                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           TERRAIN - OTHER
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -                            KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CLOVER                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY                                      ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  855
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- 1ST AG FLT,1ST RUN.TERRAIN SLOPES 8-10DEG.MADE RUN UPSLOPE,HIT WIRES UPSLOPE END.

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