NTSB Identification: LAX85LA273.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28821.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 13, 1985 in WAIPAHU, HI
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6573S
Injuries: 2 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.

APRX 1/2 HR INTO THIS DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLT THE ACFT STRUCK UNMARKED HIGH VOLTAGE PWR CABLES, ENTERED AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT AND STRUCK THE GROUND. ONE OF THE PURPOSES OF THE FLT WAS TO PRACTICE EMERGENCY APCH PROCEDURES. BOTH THE INSTRUCTOR AND THE STUDENT PLT WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED AND DO NOT REMEMBER THE EVENTS IMMEDIATELY BEFORE, DURING OR IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THE ENG OPERATED AT 2400 RPM ON A TEST STAND WITH LITTLE VIBRATION AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INATTENTIVE..DUAL STUDENT

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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