On April 25, 1994, at 1818 central daylight time, a Freguson Fergy II, N71797, collided with utility lines during climbout from a private airstrip near Nashville, Tennessee. The personal flight operated under 14 CFR Part 91 with no flight plan filed. Visual weather conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The airplane sustained substantial damage; the pilot was not injured. The flight departed Oakley field in Nashville at 1805 hours. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot, during the initial climbout, the airplane encountered a gust of wind that resulted in the left wing colliding with utility lines on the departure end of the Runway 36. Nashville was reporting light winds with no gust at the time of the accident. The pilot did not report a mechanical problem with the airplane.