NTSB Identification: LAX80DVG75
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172C, registration: N1843Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2998  80/9/26  NR.MOUNT SHASTA,CA    CESSNA 172C         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 32, 94 TOTAL
        TIME - 1800                    N1843Y              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 21 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUNSMUIR MOTT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SANTA ROSA,CA              MOUNT SHASTA,CA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: MUSH                                              LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                                                      75
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- PLT MISREAD SEGMENTED CIRCLE,ATMTD CLBG TURN IN TRAFFIC PATTERN OVR RISING TRRN.OPTICAL ILLUSION.

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