NTSB Identification: LAX88FA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38250.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 22, 1987 in CAMP VERDE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N42CR
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT AND HIS THREE PASSENGERS TOOK OFF FROM SEDONA, ARIZONA FOR A PLEASURE FLIGHT TO SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA. EN ROUTE THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED BUZZING AUTOMOBILES ON THE HIGHWAY. AS THE AIRCRAFT NEARED CAMP VERDE, ARIZONA IT STRUCK UNMARKED ELECTIRCAL TRANSMISSION LINES THAT SPANNED THE HIGHWAY AND CRASHED.

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:

BUZZING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY

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