NTSB Identification: CHI75AC089
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUM AMER AA-5, registration: N9556L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1687  75/5/19    MINFORD,OH          GRUM AMER AA-5      CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 22, 273
        TIME - 0044                    N9556L              PX-  2  2  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 176 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - G PORTSMOUTH REG
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          LIMA,OH                     SPARTENSBURG,SC              HUNTINGTON,WV
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - FOG
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          GROUND FOG                                                66
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          CALM                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- DARK NIGHT,DENSE GND FOG.CIRCLED ARPT SEVERAL TIMES,CRASHED 1MI FROM ARPT.

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