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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 41466
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:31-JUL-1987
Time:06:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic C188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A188B
Owner/operator:Gary Martin
Registration: N231SH
C/n / msn: 18803115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Kalispell, MT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A CESSNA AG WAGON, N731SH, HIT AN ELECTRICAL PWR LINE DURING A CLIMBING TURN WHILE CROP SPRAYING. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED PLUMMETING TO THE GROUND. THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AND THE PLT RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES. THE PLT WAS CLIMBING INTO THE SUN WHICH INTERFERED WITH HIS ABILITY TO SEE THE PWR LINE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31459


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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