NTSB Identification: SEA88LA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35322.
Accident occurred Friday, November 27, 1987 in CORNELIUS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N4523Z
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 ATTEMPTING TO LAND IN A FIELD NEAR A FARMHOUSE. ON FINAL APPROACH THE PILOT CLEARED LARGE POWER LINES, BUT HAD NOT SEEN SMALL POWER LINES AHEAD AND BELOW THE AIRCRAFT. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE POWER LINES IN FLIGHT WITH THE NOSE GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED ONTO THE GROUND STRIKING A SMALL TREE BEFORE COMING TO REST ON THE GROUND.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC(MARKED)

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