Crop duster clips cable; pilot killed

Monday, June 20, 2005

SENATH, Mo. -- A crop dusting plane crashed into a tower in Dunklin County on Saturday, killing the pilot.

Howard Joshlin, 45, of Dallas, Texas, was killed after his crop duster struck a cable used to support a 1,080 foot tower west of Senath. The tower collapsed and the plane burst into flames upon impact. The crash occurred at about 7 p.m. Saturday near Route P in Dunklin County.

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration have investigated the crash.

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