NTSB Identification: CHI82FA145
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 02, 1982 in PARDEEVILLE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12696
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.

ACCORDING TO WITNESSES THE AIRCRAFT MADE A ROUTINE TAKEOFF FOLLOWED BY AN IMMEDIATE LEFT CLIMBING TURN. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO LOSE AIRSPEED AND DESCEND INTO THE GROUND. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ENGINE WAS RUNNING UNTIL GROUND IMPACT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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