NTSB Identification: SEA83FYM01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 10, 1982 in 1/4NM S. OF PEO, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/10/1983
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N57457
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Minor.

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 PILOT AND PASSENGER WERE ON A PLEASURE FLIGHT OVER THE WILLAMETTE RIVER. THE PASSENGER STATED THAT AFTER FOLLOWING THE RIVER THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO CLIMB AND TURN EAST. THERE WAS A SUDDEN JOLT AND THE PLANE BEGAN TO SPIN AND IMPACTED THE WATER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION(MARKED)

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