NTSB Identification: MKC74FCD14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N42163

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2919  73/9/11    REDFIELD,IOWA       PIPER J3C-65        CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0800                    N42163              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 70, 29000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 9000 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DALLAS CENTER,IOWA          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
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          GLOVES - USED                                            GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED                        COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING                                    ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1000
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- HIT PWR LINE DURING SPRAYING OPERATION.

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