NTSB Identification: SEA83FA186.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21327.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 27, 1983 in BELLINGHAM, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N7751F
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.

THE PLT & PASSENGER DEPARTED ON A LOCAL SIGHT-SEEING FLT. WHILE FLYING LOW OVER THE NARROW PART OF LAKE SAMISH, THE ACFTCOLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE, THEN CRASHED IN THE WATER. THE POWER LINES WERE 129 FT ABOVE THE WATER AT THE LOWEST POINT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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