NTSB Identification: DEN87LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34570.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in BOUNTIFUL, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: ENSTROM 280C, registration: N5692D
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.

WHILE ON A LOCAL LOW LEVEL PLEASURE FLT THE PLT FAILED TO SEE POWER LINES AND AN IN FLIGHT COLLISION WITH THE LINES OCCURRED SEVERING THE RIGHT SKID AND 90 DEGREE GEAR BOX FROM THE ACFT. A SEMI-AUTOROTATIVE CRASH OCCURRED ON THE BANK OF A IRRIGATION RESERVOIR.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,SKID ASSEMBLY..SEPARATION

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