NTSB Identification: CHI85FA185A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28323.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 02, 1985 in SUSSEX, WI
Aircraft: BEECH B35, registration: N5182C
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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.

A STUDENT PLT WAS ON HIS 1ST SOLO X-COUNTRY FLT IN A CESSNA 152, N6464L. AFTER TAKING OFF AT THE BROOKFIELD ARPT (ELEV 850 FT), HE HAD CLIMBED TO 2000 FT MSL AND WAS HEADING 350 DEG WHEN HE SAW A BEECH B35 (BONANZA), N5182C, CONVERGING FROM HIS RIGHT. THE STUDENT TOOK EVASIVE ACTION, BUT THE PROP & RIGHT WING TIP OF THE BEECH B35 HIT THE RIGHT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER, RIGHT WING ROOT & RIGHT FLAP OF THE CESSNA. THE COMMERCIALLY RATED PLT OF THE BEECH B35 WAS CRUISING WESTBOUND AT 2000 FT MSL. HE DID NOT SEE THE CESSNA UNTIL AFTER THE COLLISION. BOTH ACFT WERE SUBSTANTIALLYDAMAGED, BUT BOTH CONTINUED FLYING & WERE LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


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