NTSB Identification: CHI85LA389.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30671.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 29, 1985 in CALEDONIA, MI
Aircraft: DOUGLAS MASELINK XTC, registration: N5272M
Injuries: 1 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 STRUCK POWER LINES WHILE ON APCH FOR LANDING. THE PLT STATED THAT HE DID NOT SEE THE POWER LINES; HOWEVER, WITNESSES REPORTED THEY WARNED THE PLT OF THE ELECTRICAL LINES PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,OBSTRUCTION MARKING..INADEQUATE

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