NTSB Identification: SEA83LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19792.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 06, 1983 in ANACORTES, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N6720F
Injuries: 2 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 UNCERTIFICATED PLT HAD MADE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO LAND WHEN HE STRUCK A TREE IN THE APPROACH PATH WITH THE RIGHT WING. THE ACFT THEN LEFT THE AREA FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, RETURNED & MADE WHAT WAS DESCRIBED AS A BUMPY LANDING. THE ACFT USE WAS UNAUTHORIZED & THE FLT LASTED 1.7 HRS. THE OCCUPANTS STATED TO POLICE THAT THEY HAD BEEN SMOKING MARIJUANA BEFORE & DURING THE FLT.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..INTENTIONAL..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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