NTSB Identification: MIA83LA061.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20780.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 19, 1983 in NEAR TELOGIA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182D, registration: N8780X
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE DURING AN OFF AIRPORT PRECAUTIONARY LANDING. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING A CROSS COUNTRY ON A DAY WITH QUESTIONABLE WEATHER. THE CLOUDS WERE 1000 FEET BROKEN 2500 FEET OVERCAST AT TALLAHASSEE WHICH IS 30 MILES ENE OF THE ACCIDENT SITE. DURING THE FLIGHT THE PILOT BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED AND LOW ON FUEL, SO HE DECIDED TOLAND. HE SELECTED A DIRT ROAD AND DURING THE LANDING HE RAN OFF THE ROAD AND COLLIDED WITH A TREE AND A CULVERT. THE PILOT WAS NOT INJURED.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS

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