NTSB Identification: MIA74FKJ11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N7432Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1941   73/8/6  NR.TRINITY,ALA        PIPER PA-25         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 12000
        TIME - 1255                    N7432Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 2000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DECATUR,ALA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 5000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -NOT FASTENED                         GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  590                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- HIT A 2 STRAND POWERLINE WHICH BECAME TANGLED ON THE ACFT.

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