Wirestrike Accident Eipper Quicksilver MXL IIS Sport N7081N, 22 Oct 2006
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43977
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Type:Eipper Quicksilver MXL IIS Sport
Registration: N7081N
MSN: 0070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Buckeye, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Buckeye, AZ (BXK)
Destination airport:Buckeye, AZ (BXK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Witnesses saw the airplane flying from west to east very low along a river and then the airplane colliding with power lines. An FAA inspector responded to the accident site and examined the wreckage. He located damage to the leading edge of the right wing consistent with the airplane contacting power lines. The FAA inspector noted no preimpact mechanical anomalies with the airplane or engine.

Probable Cause: Failure of the pilot to maintain adequate clearance from obstacles.


NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20061101X01598&key=1


Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
05-Dec-2017 10:15 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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