NTSB Identification: CHI83LA051
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 15, 1982 in MUSKEGON, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/15/1983
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2B-20, registration: N45EV
Injuries: 1 Minor,4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT DESCENDED BELOW HIS ALTITUDE AND STRUCK TREES APPROXIMATELY 4.7 MILES SOUTH OF HIS DESTINATION. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO FLY AND THE PILOT ELECTED TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING. AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED DOWN THE RUNWAY FOR APPROXIMATELY 3000 FEET BEFORE DEPARTING THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

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

ALTITUDE..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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