NTSB Identification: DEN84FU003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24061.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 14, 1984 in SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Aircraft: American Aircraft FALCON, registration: NONE
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.

REPORTEDLY, THE PLT MADE AN APCH TO RWY 18, THEN INITIATED A GO-AROUND DUE TO TRAFFIC ON THE RWY. HE REPORTED THAT TRAFFIC TO THE LEFT NECESSITATED A RIGHT PATTERN. THERE WERE POWER LINES LOCATED APRX 500 FT WEST OF THE GRASS STRIP, ABOUT 40 TO 50 FT AGL. WHILE TURNING BASE FROM A DOWNWIND, THE RIGHT WING STRUCK A POWER LINE, THEN THE ULTRALIGHT HIT THE GROUND.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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