NTSB Identification: LAX90LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40601.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 31, 1989 in SANTA PAULA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: CULVER VEE, registration: N3036K
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.

THE PILOT BELIEVED HE ENCOUNTERED A TAILWIND AFTER LIFTOFF AND THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED INTO POWER LINES.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED FOR A POSITIVE RATE OF CLIMB.

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