NTSB Identification: FTW83LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21522.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 26, 1983 in FLATONIA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 182R, registration: N5515N
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE WHILE THE PLT WAS MAKING A LOW APCH OVER A PRIVATE STRIP. THE TOP 3 INCHES OF THE VERTICAL STABILIZER WAS CUT OFF. THE PLT DID NOT REALIZE THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED & LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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