NTSB Identification: FTW96LA190.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 27, 1996 in MCALESTER, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/16/1996
Aircraft: DEATON JUNGSTER-1, registration: N57GD
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that after takeoff he made a low pass over a service station to see if his wife was refueling their automobile. During the low pass, the airplane struck a powerline and impacted the ground.

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

the pilot's failure to maintain obstacle clearance.

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