NTSB Identification: LAX72FUM08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N7131G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1837  71/8/24    SALTON CITY,CALIF   CESSNA 172K         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 22, 350
        TIME - 1900                    N7131G              PX-  0  2  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 67 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SALTON SEA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SANTEE,CALIF                SALTON CITY,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- ARPT UNLTD,UNATTENDED.MADE LOW PASS OVR RWY APRX MIDWAY PULLED UP CIRCLED L.HIT WIRES ABT 50FT AGL

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