NTSB Identification: SEA78DYE17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9516F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0399  78/3/30    PUYALLUP,WA         HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1143                    N9516F              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  51, 24700 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            700 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - THUN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PUYALLUP,WA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAXI: AERIAL TAXI TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      2500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          HAZE                                                     CALM
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           53                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT STATED WIRES ALMOST INVISIBLE DUE HAZE & LONG SPAN BETWEEN POLES.

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