NTSB Identification: FTW84LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25261.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 06, 1984 in ALLEN, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5173A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 PILOT STATED THAT HE COULD NOT CLIMB ENOUGH TO CLEAR THE TREES AT THE END OF THE AIRPORT. THE LEFT WING HIT A TREE THEN THE RIGHT WING HIT A PWR LINE AND UTILITY POLE. THE ACFT THEN CRASHED INTO THE GROUND. THE PLT HAD ABOUT 400 HOURS IN THIS MAKE AND MODEL ACFT AND HE OWNED THE ACFT. DENSIITY ALT WAS ABOUT 2500 FT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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