NTSB Identification: MIA87FA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33133.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 15, 1987 in OCHOPEE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N773WA
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PILOT WHILE ON A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS. DURING A TURN AND DESCENT TO MAINTAIN VISUAL CONTACT WITH TERRAIN THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL INSTRUMENT TIME..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PILOT IN COMMAND

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