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N7297Z accident description

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Crash location 44.983056°N, 94.748055°W
Nearest city Cosmos, MN
44.936351°N, 94.685549°W
4.4 miles away
Tail number N7297Z
Accident date 10 Aug 2008
Aircraft type Piper PA-25-235
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The airplane contacted a telephone pole guide wire during an aerial application flight. The airplane then impacted an open field and came to rest on a residential driveway. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions with the airplane before the wire strike.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the guide wire while maneuvering on an aerial application flight. Contributing to the accident was the presence of the guide wire.

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