NTSB Identification: LAX82DA327
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 01, 1982 in DAGGETT, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/01/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N2584L
Injuries: 4 Minor.

THE ACFT FLEW INTO RISING TERRAIN AT NIGHT. THE PLT WAS ISSUED A STUDENT PILOT CERTIFICATE 3 YRS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT WAS REGISTERED TO THE PLT'S FATHER . NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS MADE AVAILABLE.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING

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