NTSB Identification: MIA82FLD14
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, January 08, 1982 in ODESSA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/08/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N80264
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.

WHILE MANEUVERING AT LOW ALTITUDE, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A POWER LINE AND CRASHED INTO A FIELD ABOUT 1000 FT SOUTH OF THE AIRPORT. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED AT NIGHT IN HEAVY FOG. AN EXAMINATION OF THE CABLE MARKS ON THE WRECKAGE INDICATED THE AIRCRAFT WAS IN A LEVEL ATTITUDE WHEN IT STRUCK THE POWERLINES.

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..FOG


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

Index for Jan1982 | Index of months