NTSB Identification: SEA83LA074.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20638.
Accident occurred Monday, April 04, 1983 in NEAR HOMEDALE, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N3658L
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 FLT ORIGINATED BEFORE SUNSET, BUT THE STUDENT PLT PRACTICED IN THE LOCAL AREA UNTIL THE ONSET OF DARKNESS. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON HIS PRIVATE STRIP, HE MADE 2 GO-AROUNDS. ON THE SECOND GO-AROUND, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH AN ELECTRICAL WIRE, THEN FLEW APRX 1/4 MI WHERE IT STRUCK A 4 FT FENCE. AFTER THAT, IT CONTINUED ABOUT AN ADDITIONAL 1/4 MI WHERE IT ROLLED UP A SMALL HILL, HIT ANOTHER FENCE & NOSED OVER.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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