NTSB Identification: SEA93LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50510.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 25, 1993 in JORDAN VALLEY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/13/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N3986J
Injuries: 2 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 DESCENDED TO A LOW ALTITUDE AND FOLLOWED A HIGHWAY WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED LOW CEILINGS, CLOUDS, AND RAIN WHILE ON A VFR FLT. THE ACFT STRUCK A POLE AND WIRES ON AN ELECTRICAL POWER LINE, AND IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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

THE PILOT CONTINUED THE VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC AND FAILED TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM OBSTACLES ON THE GROUND. FACTORS RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE CLOUDS, LOW CEILING, AND RAIN.

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