NTSB Identification: FTW88LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36763.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 28, 1988 in KILLEEN, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N704SB
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT/OPERATOR AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT REPORT, THE PRIVATE PILOT HAD NOT FLOWN IN THE PREVIOUS 90 DAYS. THE PILOT WAS PRACTICING LANDINGS ON A DARK NIGHT AND COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES 1000 FEET SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. AFTER COLLIDING WITH THE WIRES, THE AIRPLANE HIT THE GROUND AND FLIPPED TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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