NTSB Identification: DEN70F0094
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N29515

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4105  69/9/21    BRYCE CANYON,UT     CESSNA 177          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 1000
        TIME - 1330                    N29515              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 11 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BRYCE CANYON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRYCE CANYON,UT             LAS VEGAS,NEV
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
           TERRAIN - OTHER
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
        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                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- PLT DECIDED ACFT UN OUTCLIMB RISING TERRAIN,WAS AFRAID TO ATTEMPT RET TO ARPT.HIT SAGEBRUSH ON LDG

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