NTSB Identification: SEA94LA081.
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Accident occurred Sunday, March 13, 1994 in DUBOIS, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1994
Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C, registration: N40318
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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WHILE MANEUVERING AT LOW LEVEL IN ORDER TO LOOK AT A POSSIBLE FUTURE LANDING SITE, THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A POWER LINE IN THE SUBDUED LIGHT OF DUSK. THE PILOT SAID THAT HE HAD NOT SEEN THE WIRE PRIOR TO THE IMPACT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE VISUAL LOOKOUT. FACTORS INCLUDE LIGHT CONDITIONS AT DUSK.

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