NTSB Identification: DEN85LTG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26476.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 24, 1984 in BERTHOLD, ND
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N23152
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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 STUDENT SOLO PLT WAS ON A CROSS-COUNTRY FLT AND WAS APPROPRIATELY ENDORSED. IMPACT OCCURRED AT APRX 80 DEGREES NOSE DOWN. WX IN THE VICINITY OF THE ACCIDENT WAS REPORTED TO BE 300 FT CEILINGS WITH VISIBILITY OF 1/4 MI IN FOG AND RAIN.

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

DESCENT..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SPATIAL DISORIENTATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND





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