NTSB Identification: FTW88FA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35302.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 09, 1988 in ADA, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N2431N
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT WAS FLYING LOW UP THE RIVER AND HIT THE UPPER STRAND OF A TWO STRAND HIGH VOLTAGE POWER LINE. BOTH THE PILOT AND PASSENGER RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES WHEN THE AIRPLANE CRASHED ON A SAND-BAR IN THE RIVER.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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