NTSB Identification: SEA82FYM24
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 15, 1982 in 3NM SE SCAPPOOS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N7335F
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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 ACFT STRUCK & SEVERED POWER LINES STRUNG BETWEEN TWO 90-FOOT TOWERS LOCATED ABOUT 1500 FEET APART. THE POWER LINES WERE ABOUT 50 TO 60 FEET ABOVE THE WATER AT THE LOWEST POINT OF THE LINE SAG.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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