Date & Time: May 2, 1978 at 2350 LT
Jamestown - Fargo
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Shortly after a night takeoff from Jamestown Airport, the twin engine airplane encountered difficulties to gain height when it struck power cables and crashed in a field located in Spiritwood, about eight miles from the airport. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.
Collision with power lines for undetermined reasons.