NTSB Identification: SEA72FYA13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5183A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3701  71/9/13    YELLOWPINE,ID       CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  INSTRUCTIONAL             STUDENT, AGE 17, 38 TOTAL
        TIME - 1230                    N5183A              PX-  0  0  0  SOLO                      HOURS, 12 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JOHNSON CREEK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HAMILTON,MONT               KALISPELL,MONT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR: INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  LOW ON FUEL
        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                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- ENDORSED X-COUNTRY FLT,RETURN HDG WRONG.ATMTD LDG IN REMOTE MTN STRIP ABANDONED DUE TO DOWNDRAFTS.

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