NTSB Identification: NYC83FNE02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26079.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 27, 1983 in OXFORD, MA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N33458
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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.

DURING A GO-AROUND, THE ENG BEGAN LOSING POWER, & SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD. HOWEVER, BEFORE LANDING, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN ELECTRIC WIRE, THEN CRASHED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED SOME MAINTENANCE DISCREPANCIES, BUT NO PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. THE PLT SAID HE DID NOT SEE THE WIRE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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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