NTSB Identification: CHI84LA390.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26024.
Accident occurred Monday, September 10, 1984 in WESTFIELD, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N6761F
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 COLLIDED WITH A POWERLINE DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID HE 'FOUND HIMSELF TOO LOW AND GUNNED THE ENGINE TO STAY OVER THE CORN FIELD BUT DID NOT SEE THE WIRES. HAD NEVER KNOWN THEY WERE THERE.'

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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