NTSB Identification: NYC78FA094
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N9237G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2601  78/9/15  NR.DUPONT,PA          CESSNA 182          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 45, 400
        TIME - 1200                    N9237G              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GAITHERSBURG,MD             SCRANTON,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       60
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          220                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PILOT,VFR ON TOP,STATED HE WOULD FIND A HOLE & DESCEND VFR.

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