NTSB Identification: SEA82FYK07
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, January 23, 1982 in LAPINE, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/23/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8172B
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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.

WHEN THE PILOT LANDED AT LAKEVIEW,OR,HE CHECKED THE WEATHER BUT REPORTED TO HIS PASSENGER THAT ALTHOUGH THE WEATHER WAS BAD HE DID NOT WANT TO STAY IN LAKEVIEW. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED LAKEVIEW, FOLLOWING A HIGHWAY, WHEN THE WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUED TO DETERIORATE THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON A HIGHWAY.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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