NTSB Identification: DEN68A0052
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of JAMES G.SHOUN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N6139Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1785   68/5/7    CONEJOS,COLO        PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 42, 7200
        TIME - 1430                    N6139Y              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1900 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     315
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- T/O FROM ROAD,FLEW UNDER POWER LINES.STRUCK PHONE LINES BENEATH.CONT FLT,LND OK.DENSITY ALT 9200.

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