NTSB Identification: LAX70F0068
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172A, registration: N9773T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3469   69/8/7    ROSAMOND,CALIF      CESSNA 172A         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 1855
        TIME - 0750                    N9773T              PX-  0  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 341 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WHITE OAKS LODGE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          BURBANK,CALIF               KERNVILLE,CALIF              ROSAMOND,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FLEW INTO BLIND CANYON
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      74
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          140                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- EXECUTED GO-AROUND DUE TO DONKEYS ON STRIP. TURNED INTO CANYON. DENSITY ALT ABOUT 7000 FT.

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