NTSB Identification: NYC87LA247.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35974.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 06, 1987 in W. MIFFLIN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N80376
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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 NON-CERTIFICATED PILOT TOOK THE AIRCRAFT WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING AN ATTEMPTED LANDING ON RUNWAY 10 AT ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THERE WERE TWO PASSENGERS ON BOARD BUT THEY WERE NOT INJURED. THE PLT HAD NEVER SOLOED IN ANY ACFT AND HAD NEVER FLOWN THE C-172.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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