NTSB Identification: FTW84LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23462.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 10, 1983 in WASHINGTON, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7666M
Injuries: 2 Minor,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.
ABOUT 15 MIN AFTER TKOF THE PLT BECAME AWARE THAT THE GROUND BELOW WAS COVERED WITH FOG. THE PLT FOUND A HOLD IN THE OBSCURED CEILING, DESCENDED AND ESTABLISHED VISUAL CONTACT WITH A FIELD. AFTER CIRCLING THE PLT LANDED IN THE FIELD. ABOUT HALFWAY DOWN THE FIELD THE ACFT HIT A RIDGE AND BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. FULL RIGHT RUDDER WAS APPLIED PRIOR TO INITIAL CONDUCT WITH A TREE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING
VISUAL LOOKOUT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
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