NTSB Identification: MIA92LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46581.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 11, 1992 in SANFORD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/03/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2135E
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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

WHILE SIMULATING A FORCED LANDING TO A PVT AIRSTRIP, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN UNMARKED POWER LINE, TOUCHED DOWN, THEN NOSED OVER.

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

INADEQUATE VISUAL LOOKOUT BY BOTH PILOTS, WHICH RESULTED IN THEIR FAILURE TO SEE-AND-AVOID OF THE POWER LINE. THE PROXIMITY OF THE POWER LINE WAS A RELATED FACTOR.

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