On August 10, 1993, at 0700 central daylight time, a Cessna Ag Truck, N4802Q, operated by the Wilson Flying Service, Lexington, Nebraska, struck a power line and crashed near Overton, Nebraska, while performing an aerial application maneuver. The airplane was destroyed by fire. The commercial pilot was not injured. No flight plan was filed, and visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported he was team spraying a pivot-irrigated field with another airplane. Both airplanes circled the field to look for obstructions. The other airplane began his swath run first. The pilot of the mishap airplane stated he followed the first plane but did not see the power line. The airplane struck the power line and crashed in the field.