Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Aero Commander CallAir A-9, N7662V, Elk Mountain Soaring LLC: Accident occurred June 24, 2017 in Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA371 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Morgan, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/22/2017
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER CALLAIR A 9, registration: N7662V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that, during a positioning flight, about 500 ft, he was flying along a highway, and the airplane struck transmission wires. He added that he turned back to the departure airport and landed without further incident.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
According to an employee of the power company, the struck transmission wires were about 93 to 100 ft above the ground.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot’s failure to see and avoid transmission wires.

Additional Participating Entity: Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Salt Lake City, Utah

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms 


Elk Mountain Soaring LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N7662V

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA371
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Morgan, UT
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER CALLAIR A 9, registration: N7662V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that, during a positioning flight, about 500 ft, he was flying along a highway and the airplane struck transmission wires. He added that he turned back to the departure airport and landed without further incident.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

According to an employee of the power company, the struck transmission wires were about 93-100 ft above the ground.

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