NTSB Identification: LAX86LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32861.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 13, 1986 in SNELLINGS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5150B
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 CFI STATED THAT HE PULLED THE ACFT UP TO AVOID BIRDS AND THEN LOWERED THE NOSE TO GAIN AIRSPEED FROM 70 KTS BACK TO CRUISE SPEED. DURING THE DIVE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE THAT CROSSED A RIVER AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL. AFTER THE COLLISION THE ACFT WAS FLOWN BACK TO THE POINT OF DEPARTURE.

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

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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

LOW PASS..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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