NTSB Identification: FTW86LRD03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29708.
Accident occurred Monday, November 18, 1985 in LEEVILLE, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N4732E
Injuries: 2 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 A POWER LINE DURING AN OFF ARPT LANDING ON A CANAL. IT WAS AN INTENTIONAL LANDING TO TRANSPORT COMPANY EMPLOYEES OF LA-TEX GULF DRILLING, INC. THE WX WAS VMC AND NO FLT PLAN WAS FILED.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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