CEN11CA330
CEN11CA330

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector, the pilot reported that he was maneuvering at low-altitude to apply applicant to a field. Transmission wires were located near the beginning of his job area. The pilot stated that while overflying the wires, the airplane encountered a gust of wind which shifted the airplane's flight path towards the wires. The pilot unsuccessfully attempted to fly under the wires. The wires struck the airplane's propeller and vertical fin. Aircraft control was lost and the airplane impacted terrain. Substantial damage was sustained to the fuselage, both wings, the vertical fin, and empennage. According to the FAA inspector, the pilot did not report any mechanical malfunctions prior to the collision.

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