NTSB Identification: LAX83FU006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22964.
Accident occurred Monday, May 30, 1983 in BAKERSFIELD, CA
Aircraft: EIPPER WEIGHT SHIFT, registration: NONE
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.

REPORTEDLY, THE PLT WAS LINING UP ON FINAL APCH TO LAND WHEN THE ULTRALIGHT VEHICLE COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE AT APRX 30 FT AGL. ACCORDING TO THE COUNTY CORONER, THE PLT DIED FROM ACCIDENTAL ELECTROCUTION ON 5/31/83.

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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