NTSB Identification: BFO92LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52012.
Accident occurred Friday, May 01, 1992 in SOUTH BOSTON, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1993
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCAA, registration: N1837G
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 DID A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING, USING AN OPEN FIELD. DURING THE GO AROUND THE AIRPLANE STRUCK POWERLINES, DAMAGING THE RIGHT WING. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO CONTINUE FLIGHT AND HE PROCEEDED TO A LOCAL AIRPORT AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT.

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

THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN OBSTACLE CLEARANCE WHICH RESULTED IN INFLIGHT COLLISION WITH A POWERLINE.

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