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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43977
 
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Date:22-OCT-2006
Time:10:11
Type:Eipper Quicksilver MXL IIS Sport
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N7081N
MSN: 0070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Buckeye, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Buckeye, AZ (BXK)
Destination airport:Buckeye, AZ (BXK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

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

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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