NTSB Identification: LAX83FA051
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, December 06, 1982 in CASA GRANDE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/06/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N734MU
Injuries: 3 Serious.

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 AIRCRAFT FLEW INTO WIRES 34 FEET ABOVE GROUND 800 FEET FROM THE RUNWAY AT DUSK. THE WIRES WERE MARKED AND BOTH THE STUDENT PILOT AND THE INSTRUCTOR WERE AWARE OF THEM. A NO FLAP LANDING WAS BEING ATTEMPTED. THIS WAS ONE OF SEVERAL LANDINGS MADE. ALL LIGHTS ON AIRPORT AND AIRCRAFT WERE WORKING.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION(MARKED)

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