NTSB Identification: LAX79FA016
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N5979R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4212   78/12/5 NR.CUYAMACA,CA        CESSNA 172G         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 54, 759
        TIME - 1115                    N5979R              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 726 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN DIEGO,CA                LAS VEGAS,NV
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE ACCESSORIES: VACUUM PUMPS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ERRATIC
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - RECIEVED RECORDED BRIEFING BY TELEPHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    2300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      59
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       11
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SCT TO BKN CLOUDS AND MOD TO SEVERE TURB BELOW 20000FT,ESP OVR MTNS,FORECAST IN AREA.

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