NTSB Identification: NYC87LA180.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35230.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 18, 1987 in MT.UNION BORO, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3913F
Injuries: 2 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 AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TRANSMISSION WIRES WHILE FLYING LOW DURING A PLEASURE FLIGHT. AN UNEVENTFUL PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE ON A HIGHWAY WITH REDUCED POWER AND FULL FLAPS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..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,STATIC

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