NTSB Identification: FTW81FQG42
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SCHNEIDER LS-4, registration: N52AB

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1695  81/7/13    HOBBS,NM            SCHNEIDER LS-4      CR-  0  1  0  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1730                    N52AB               PX-  0  0  0  AIR SHOW/RACING           AGE 58, 6400 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            68 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOBBS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOBBS,NM                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      93
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          135                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ENCTRD DWNDFTS DRG ENROUTE DSCNT,UN TO REACH ARPT.STRUCK PWR LNS.

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