NTSB Identification: FTW72AF024
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N5168U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3844  71/10/28   BOSSIER CITY,LA     CESSNA 206          CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0849                    N5168U              PX-  1  0  0  BUSINESS                  AGE 65, 13800 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 1700 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SHREVEPORT DOWNTO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BOSSIER CITY,LA             ALEXANDRIA,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - FOG
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                 300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      160
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          SPECIAL VFR
        REMARKS- FLEW INTO 270 FT RADIO ANTENNA TWR PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY FOG. DMG TO BLDG ROOF AND 2 CARS ALSO.

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