NTSB Identification: NYC72AN050
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N84577

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2444   71/10/9 NR.BOONE,NC           CESSNA 172          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 24, 58 TOTAL
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N84577              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 18 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BOONEVILLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          ROSELLE,ILL                 FAYETTEVILLE,NC              FRANKFORT,KY
        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)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- HIT OBSCURED MTN.PLT NOT WX BRIEFED AT ENRT ARPT.PERSONS IN AREA HEARD CRASH ABT 2030HRS,10/9/71.

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