NTSB Identification: NYC78FNA44
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3915Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2697  78/8/20    NANTUCKET,MA        CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1830                    N3915Q              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 28, 520 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NANTUCKET MEMO'L
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ELLINGTON,CT                NANTUCKET,MA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                       80
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR

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