NTSB Identification: LAX67A0072
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PORTERFIELD 75-C, registration: N32315

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0051   67/2/4    MT.LAGUNA,CALIF     PORTERFIELD 75-C    CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 43, 589
        TIME - 0726                    N32315              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 560 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      45
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          135                                                       40
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SEVERE TURBULENCE AND MOUNTAIN WAVE ACTIVITY.

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