NTSB Identification: SEA77FYE01
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SAN JUAN AIRCI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N84647

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3930   76/11/5   LUMMI ISLAND,WA     CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE UNK/NR,
        TIME - 1430                    N84647              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            5000 TOTAL HOURS, 1060 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BELLINGHAM,WA               LUMMI ISLAND,WA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - PARTIAL BRIEFING BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONNEL, BY PHONE,LIMITED BY PILOT ACTION
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          SPECIAL VFR
        REMARKS- PULLED UP TO AVOID TREES,RT WING HIT TREES.PLT RETURNED TO BELLINGHAM.

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