NTSB Identification: CHI82FA366
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, September 25, 1982 in SUGARGROVE, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 340A, registration: N2676A
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.

AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN AFTER A MISSED APPROACH IN A DESCENDING TURN LEFT WING HIT THE GROUND FIRST. AIRCRAFT BROKE UP AND CAUGHT FIRE. NO MALFUNCTIONS FOUND.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

FATIGUE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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