On December 4, 1994, at 1520 eastern standard time, N83073, an Aeronca 7AC, struck wires and then collided with terrain while maneuvering at Sabinsville, Pennsylvania. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a flight plan was not filed. The certificated commercial pilot was seriously injured, and the passenger received minor injuries. The airplane was destroyed. The personal flight was conducted under 14 CFR 91 and originated in Knoxville, Pennsylvania. The destination was Sabinsville, Pennsylvania. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported that they were on a cross country flight to observe a farm from the air. He stated that he did not see the power lines. The aircraft struck the wires and collided with the terrain. The pilot reported that there was no mechanical malfunction.