NTSB Identification: FTW83LA038
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, November 18, 1982 in SANDERSON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/18/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151, registration: N5914F
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT BECAME DISORIENTED AND MADE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A HIGHWAY. AFTER VERIFYING HIS LOCATION THE PILOT TOOKOFF, MADE A SHARP PULLUP TO AVOID A ROADSIDE REFLECTOR, SETTLED BACK TO THE ROAD SURFACE AND HIT A POLE. THE PILOT VEERED OFF THE HIGHWAY AND IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PULL-UP..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..GROUND

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