NTSB Identification: DEN83LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21209.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 23, 1983 in KALISPELL, MT
Aircraft: PIPER J3C65, registration: N88075
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE MAKING AN APPROACH TO A FIELD ON A RANCH, THE ACFT HIT A POWER LINE ON SHORT FINAL AND CRASHED UPRIGHT IN THE FIELD. THE PILOT SAID HE DID NOT SEE THE WIRE ACROSS THE NORTH APPROACH TO THE FIELD.

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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