NTSB Identification: CHI72AC048
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N3288L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4560   71/12/5   GRANTON,WIS         CESSNA 172H         CR-  1  0  0  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 56, 314
        TIME - 1750                    N3288L              PX-  0  0  0  FERRY                     TOTAL HOURS, 85 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CUNNINGHAM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GRANTON,WIS                 MARSHFIELD,WIS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INITIATED FLIGHT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           FOG
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- TOOK OFF IN BLO MINIMUM COND TO FERRY ACFT FOR WINTER STORAGE. HIT TREES 70 FT AGL.

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