NTSB Identification: FTW85LA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28079.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 16, 1985 in LIBERTY, TX
Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B, registration: N80577
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 EXPERIENCED AN INFLIGHT PARTIAL LOSS OF PWR AFTER WHICH HE SHUT OFF THE MASTER SWITCH, AND THE FUEL VALVE AND ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING ON A NEARBY ARPT. HOWEVER, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT ALT TO CLEAR A POWERLINE. A STEEP TURN WAS MADE AND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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