NTSB Identification: FTW83LA068
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, December 26, 1982 in PORTALES, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/26/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N20EB
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 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.

ACFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES SHORT OF THE RWY. WINDS WERE GUSTY 27K.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

Index for Dec1982 | Index of months