NTSB Identification: MIA85LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27216.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 10, 1985 in IMMOKALEE, FL
Aircraft: MONERAI S-P, registration: N5587X
Injuries: 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.

THE PLT WAS MAKING AN APCH TO A GRASS PORTION OF THE ARPT NOT USUALLY USED FOR ACFT. THE GLIDER CONTACTED PWR LINES DURING THE APCH AND SUBSEQUENTLY COLLIDED WTIH THE TERRAIN. THE PLT STATED HE NEVER SAW THE PWR LINES BEFORE CONTACTING THEM.

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

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