NTSB Identification: FTW83FPG03
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, November 19, 1982 in MT. VERNON, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/19/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182L, registration: N42562
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.

THE FLT OF TWO ACFT (A C-150 & N42562) DEPARTED HEBER SPRINGS & WERE IN RADIO CONTACT DURING THE FLT. N42562 REPORTED OVER THE CONWAY, AR ARPT AT 2,000 FT WITH GOOD VISIBILITY BUT INDICATED THAT THERE WAS AN AREA OF RAIN BETWEEN CONWAY & HEBER SPRINGS. THE PLT OF THE C-150 ADVISED N42562 TO RETURN TO CONWAY & LAND IF THERE WAS ANY DOUBT AS TO HIS ABILITY TO MAINTAIN VFR ENROUTE. THERE WERE NO FURTHER TRANSMISSIONS BETWEEN THE TWO ACFT. THE C-150 LANDED AT HEBER SPRINGS & INIATED SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATIONS.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN

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