NTSB Identification: ATL85LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27901.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 12, 1985 in BROXTON, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N739UD
Injuries: 4 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES ON FINAL APCH TO A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. THE ACFT WAS LANDED IN A FIELD NEXT TO THE RWY. THE WIRES WERE NOT MARKED. THE PLT REPORTED HE WAS AWARE OF THE LARGE POWER LINES NEAR THE APCH END OF RWY 36 BUT WAS UNAWARE OF THE SMALL POWER LINES WHICH WERE LOCATED ABOVE THE LARGER LINES.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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