NTSB Identification: CHI93LA284.
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Accident occurred Sunday, July 25, 1993 in COLUMBUS, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/17/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N1850Q
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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AFTER EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL DIFFICULTIES, WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH TO GREENSBURG-DECATUR, THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A POWER LINE WITH ITS RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR, DAMAGING ITS LOCKING MECHANISM. THE PILOT DIVERTED TO NEAR-BY COLUMBUS MUNICIPAL AND MADE AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING ON TWO GEAR.

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

the pilot in command's failure to maintain proper clearance. A factor involved in this accident is the pilot in command's failure to maintain a proper glidepath.

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