NTSB Identification: FTW83LA217.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22638.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 03, 1983 in QUANAH, TX
Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E, registration: N138HA
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 HELICOPTER WAS BEING USED TO SEARCH FOR CATTLE. AS THE PLT WAS LOOKING DOWN THROUGH SOME BUSHES FOR CATTLE, THE M/R BLADE HIT A POWERLINE WIRE ABOUT 25 FT AGL.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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