NTSB Identification: FTW84LA208.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25223.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 22, 1984 in MULLIN, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5454J
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.

THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED BY WITNESSES TO HAVE BEEN FLYING VERY LOW, PARALLELING HIGHWAY 84. A SET OF RAILROAD TRACKS PARALLEL THE HIGHWAY. BETWEEN THE RR TRACKS AND HWY IS A POWER LINE. THE WITNESSES SAW THE LEFT WING CONTACT THE PWR LINE AND THE ACFT ROLL TO THE LEFT, COLLIDING WITH THE GND NEARLY INVERTED. POWER CABLE WAS FOUND WRAPPED AROUND THE PROPELLER HUB.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOW PASS..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OSTENTATIOUS DISPLAY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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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