NTSB Identification: LAX81DUJ18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: RAVEN S-55A, registration: N5702T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3469  80/11/15   SUN CITY WEST,AZ    RAVEN S-55A         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 803
        TIME - 1100                    N5702T              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 457 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GLENDALE,AZ                 SUN CITY WEST,AZ
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           WEATHER - OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      70
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          360                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT DECIDED TO LND AFTER ENCTRG THERMAL ACTIVITY.WND SHIFTED TWD PWR LN DRG APCH PARALLEL TO WIRES

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