Wirestrike Accident Aero Commander S-2R N1755S, 02 Mar 2017
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193939
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander S-2R
Owner/operator:Carson Flying Service Inc
Registration: N1755S
MSN: 1455R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Garfield County, SE of Enid, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Breckenridge, OK (PRI)
Destination airport:Breckenridge, OK (PRI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot stated that he was conducting spray operations to a pasture with power lines on its north border. As the pilot approached the pasture from the north on his fourth pass, he intended to descend after flying past the second of two cables. The pilot initiated a descent, but the airplane struck the second cable. The airplane subsequently impacted the ground and a postimpact fire ensued. Following the accident, the pilot stated that he misidentified the first cable as the second cable.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from a power line while conducting agricultural spray operations.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

03-Mar-2017 00:02 Geno Added
03-Mar-2017 05:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
03-Mar-2017 15:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
03-Mar-2017 18:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
03-Mar-2017 22:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
12-May-2017 09:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2017 15:00 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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