NTSB Identification: MIA77FA023
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N12771

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0166   77/1/3    WIGGINS,MS          CESSNA 172          CR-  1  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1935                    N12771              PX-  0  0  0  FERRY                     AGE 47, 5172 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WIGGINS-STONE CTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TUPELO,MS                   WIGGINS,MS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: LOW PASS
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      41
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          350                                                       6
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PLT COLLIDED WITH TREES WHILE ATTEMPTING TO FIND AIRPORT BY VISUAL MEANS IN IFR WX CONDITIONS.

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