NTSB Identification: SEA85FA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28744.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 22, 1985 in YAKIMA, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-177RG, registration: N1983Q
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

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 PILOT, WHILE IN SLOW-FLIGHT CONFIGUARTION, AT LOW ALTITUDE, IN LIGHT CHOP, FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID TREES. RESULTING TREE IMPACT CAUSED ACFT INTO STALL CONDITIONS. ACFT CONTACTED OTHER TREES, CRASHED AND BURNED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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