NTSB Identification: MKC85FA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26276.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 06, 1984 in OMAHA, AR
Aircraft: PIPER PA18-150, registration: N284JD
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ACFT WAS OVERFLYING A PORTION OF TABLEROCK LAKE NEAR THE MARINA THAT THE PLT HAD INTENTIONS OF PURCHASING. THE ACFT STRUCK AN UNMARKED POWER LINE THAT WAS STRUNG APRX 85 FT ABOVE THE LAKE. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE WATER AND SANK. THE AUTOPSY DETERMINED THE MANNER OF DEATH WAS DUE TO DROWNING.

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:

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION(MARKED)

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