NTSB Identification: FTW81FA095
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N3582W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1361  81/5/26    MOULTON,TX          PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 45, 208
        TIME - 1416                    N3582W              PX-  2  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 155 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MOULTON MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MOULTON,TX                  WESLACO,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        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                                                      85
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          CALM                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- HIT 50FT TV ANT,TREE,PWR LN ON SLOPE 3DEG ABV RWY.FND FLAPS AT 10DEG,25DEG RCMDD-SHRT FLD.D/A 2400

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