NTSB Identification: MKC86FA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29044.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 05, 1985 in ORRICK, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2468F
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS BRIEFED TO PRACTICE STALLS, SLOW FLIGHT, 720-DEGREE TURNS AND SIMULATED FORCED LANDINGS WITH SPECIALINSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PLT NOT TO GO BELOW 500 FT AGL ON THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDINGS. DURING ONE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING, THE PROPELLER AND THE VERTICAL TAIL STRUCK A LOWER STRAND OF A FIVE STRAND HIGH VOLTAGE POWER LINE. THE ACFT THEN STRUCK THE GROUND AND FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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