NTSB Identification: DEN85LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28630.
Accident occurred Friday, July 12, 1985 in KIOWA, CO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N3030Z
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TELEPHONE WIRE AND CRASHED. THE PLT ADMITTED HE HAD BEEN FLYING OVER A BOY SCOUT RANCH AT 7500 FT MSL (ABOUT 500 FT AGL). HE COULD NOT RECALL ANY OTHER DETAILS. ONE WITNESS SAID HE SAW THE ACFT CROSS IN FRONT OF HIS PICKUP TRUCK AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL AND IT APPEARED TO HIM THAT THE PLT 'WIG-WAGGED HIS WINGS'.

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

BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..OPEN FIELD


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC

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