NTSB Identification: CHI88LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37620.
Accident occurred Friday, January 15, 1988 in RED LAKE FALLS, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8122U
Injuries: 4 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND, RIGHT WING LOW, WHILE THE PILOT WAS MANEUVERING AT A LOW ALTITUDE CRUISE. THE PILOT REPORTED THE YOKE MOVED LIKE IT WAS UNHOOKED. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM DETERMINED THERE WAS FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM CONTINUITY AND ALL CONTROLS WERE HOOKED UP.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

LOW PASS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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