NTSB Identification: CHI72FET34
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOWNER RC-3, registration: N6097K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0181   72/6/3    LIGONIER,IND        DOWNER RC-3         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1200                    N6097K              PX-  0  0  1  FERRY                     AGE 55, 14807 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 68 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LIGONIER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LIGONIER,IND                KANSAS CITY,MO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - HIGH TEMPERATURE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      80
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       18
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- 2600FT PVT STRIP,GRASS ALMOST 12IN HIGH.RODE BRAKE DUE 90DEG X-WIND,GUSTING 20K.TLWHL CAUGHT WIRE.

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