NTSB Identification: FTW82FPM11
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 10, 1982 in HEAVENER, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N739MG
Injuries: 2 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 AIRCRAFT CRASHED AT NIGHT ON RISING TERRAIN ABOUT 300 FT BELOW THE CREST OF A HILL. THE NEAREST WEATHER REPORTING STATION WAS AT MCALESTER, OK. THE WEATHER AT MCALESTER WAS 1200 FT OVERCAST, VISIBILITY 7 MILES, CEILING RAGGED. THE MCALESTER FIELD ELEVATION IS 770 FT MSL. THE ELEVATION OF THE CRASH SITE WAS ABOUT 2100 FT MSL.

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING

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