NTSB Identification: CHI81FA091
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N1098Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2816  81/8/20  NR.LA POINTE,WI       MOONEY M20J         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 46, 980
        TIME - 2210                    N1098Y              PX-  2  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 16 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MADELINE ISLAND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MINNEAPOLIS,MN             LA POINTE,WI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    15000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          GROUND FOG                                                71
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- CRASHED NR ARPT DRG TURN TWD LAKE W GLASSY WTR.BRIGHT NGT,FOG IN LOW AREAS.PLND LOW PASS OVR HOME.

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