NTSB Identification: LAX86FUJ02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30209.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 04, 1985 in GILA BEND, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 182G, registration: N3205S
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

ON DECEMBER 4, 1985, AT 1928 MST, A CESSNA 182, N3205S, COLLIDED WITH A POWER UTILITY POLE NEAR PALOMA, AZ. VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED AT THE TIME AND NO FLIGHT PLAN WAS FILED. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED AND THE TWO PEOPLE ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES. THE ORIGIN, DESTINATION, AND TYPE OF FLIGHT OPERATIONS ARE UNKNOWN. THE ONLY PERSON IDENTIFIED AT THIS TIME WAS ROBERTO MENDEZ RAMIREZ FROM CABORCA, MEXICO. THE PILOT OF THE AIRCRAFT IS UNKNOWN.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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