NTSB Identification: FTW84LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23464.
Accident occurred Friday, December 30, 1983 in CORSICANA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N46N
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH WIRES SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF AS THE PLT MANEUVERED AT LOW ALTITUDE. AFTER THE COLLISION THE ACFT FLEW FOR ABOUT 1/4 MILE AND CRASHED IN AN UNIMPROVED FIELD ON A FARM. THERE WAS NO PASSENGER SEAT IN THE ACFT AND THE PASSENGER WAS UNRESTRAINED DURING THE ACCIDENT. THE PASSENGER STATED THAT IT APPEARED THAT THE PLT WAS FLYING TOWARD OTHER RANCH EMPLOYEES WHO WERE WATCHING FROM THE POINT OF TAKEOFF. DURING THE INVESTIGATION THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO PRODUCE AN AIRWORTHINESS CERTIFICATE, A CURRENT MEDICAL CERTIFICATE, OR PROOF OF A BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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