NTSB Identification: CHI87LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33295.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 17, 1986 in BLOOMINTON, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N9603B
Injuries: 1 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT HE WAS CLEARED FOR THE ILS APPROACH AND FOLLOWED HIS GLIDESLOPE AND LOCALIZER INDICATIONS IN A NORMAL MANNER. HE EVENTUALLY SAW THE GROUND PRIOR TO REACHING HIS DECISION HEIGHT OF APPROX 200 FEET AGL. THIS SIGHTING OF THE GROUND WAS THE LAST THING HE REMEMBERED PRIOR TO IMPACTING THE GROUND APPROX 1/2 MILE FROM THE END OF THE RUNWAY. HE DOES NOT REMEMBER ATTEMPTING A MISSED APPROACH.

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

IFR PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DECISION HEIGHT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MISSED APPROACH..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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