NTSB Identification: SEA97LA047.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, January 08, 1997 in THE DALLES, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/14/1997
Aircraft: Barriger RV-6, registration: N812AB
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 circled over an airstrip owned by his employer. When the people he worked with came out of the hanger, the pilot made a low circling pass and hit a powerline.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a powerline during an intentional low altitude maneuver.

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