NTSB Identification: MIA89LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38076.
Accident occurred Friday, December 23, 1988 in CRYSTAL RIVER, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N1025J
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 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.

THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS GIVING A FRIEND A RIDE IN THE ACFT WHEN HE INADVERTANTLY STRUCK POWERLINES AND CRASHED IN SHALLOW WATER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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