NTSB Identification: LAX88LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35486.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 23, 1988 in KIRKLAND, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G, registration: N4884U
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

DURING A CROSS COUNTRY FLT, THE ACFT STRUCK POWER LINES THAT WERE STRETCHED ACROSS A CANYON. THE UNMARKED WIRES WERE APRX 500 FT AGL. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS. NO EXPLANATION WAS GIVEN FOR THE LOW FLYING.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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