NTSB Identification: FTW83FA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22873.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 31, 1983 in BETHANY, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N2030G
Injuries: 1 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 STUDENT PILOT DEPARTED OKLAHOMA CITY, OK EN ROUTE TO CHICKASHA, OK. THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO DEPART RUNWAY 17R AND PROCEED WSW OF THE AIRPORT. THE ACFT WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 1 1/2 MILES WEST OF WILEY POST AIRPORT. THE ACFT WAS INTACT AND EXAM REVEALED POWER WAS BEING PRODUCED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. FLIGHT AND POWER CONTROL CABLE CONTINUITYWAS ESTABLISHED. THE WX AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS: MEASURED 1,000 FT BROKEN CLOUDS, 25,000 FT BROKEN CLOUDS, VISIBILITY 5 MILES, FOG, WIND FROM 180 DEG AT 10 KTS. AN AUTOPSY SHOWED THE CAUSE OF DEATH TO BE MULTIPLE INJURIES. REVIEW OF THE AUTOPSY FINDING BY THE FAA SW REGION FLIGHT SURGEON REVEALED SEVERE CORONARY ARTERY OCCLUSIVE DISEASE INVOLVING ALL MAJOR VESSELS AND VARYING FROM 60% TO 90-95% OCCLUSION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

Index for Mar1983 | Index of months