NTSB Identification: LAX84LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24434.
Accident occurred Monday, January 30, 1984 in SANTA NELLA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N731WR
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.

DURING A LOW LEVEL AG TURN, THE ACFT'S LEFT WING IMPACTED AN 8-FT HIGH STAND PIPE. THE ACFT THEN CARTWHEELED & CRASHED. A FEW WEEKS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT HAD PERSONALLY INSPECTED THE FIELD. HOWEVER, JUST DAYS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, THE STANDPIPE HAD BEEN ERECTED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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