NTSB Identification: SEA87LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35023.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in BASIN CITY, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 23, registration: N2330Q
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 WAS MAKING A LOW PASS OVER THE GROUND FOR A POSSIBLE OFF AIRPORT LANDING NEXT TO HIS FARM. DURING THE LOW APPROACH, HE NOTICED POWER LINES AHEAD AND PUSHED FORWARD ON THE CONTROLS TO CLEAR UNDER THEM. HOWEVER, THERE WAS A WRECKED VEHICLE BELOW THE POWER LINES WITH ITS HOOD UP. THE NOSE GEAR STRUCK THE HOOD AND THEN THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED THE GROUND AND SLID TO A STOP.

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,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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