NTSB Identification: CHI77FET02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ERCO 415-C, registration: N87105

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3854  76/10/24 NR.E.SYRACUSE,IN      ERCO 415-C          CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 33, 1119
        TIME - 2100                    N87105              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 257 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WAWASEE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         E.SYRACUSE,IN                CHICAGO,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INITIATED FLIGHT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       46
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           20                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- FSS ADVISED VFR FLT NOT RECOMMENDED. ATTEMPTED RETURN TO AIRPORT.

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