NTSB Identification: FTW73DQG38
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N78587

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1782  73/4/18    FOLLETT,TEX         CESSNA 172K         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 29, 108
        TIME - 2353                    N78587              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 40 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FOLLETT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          DENVER,COLO                 FORT WORTH,TEX               LIBERAL,KANS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT
          MISC-PILOT BLINDED BY LIGHTNING FLASH
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  ADVERSE/UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      2000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                           THUNDERSTORM, RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     170
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           19                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- PIC ATTEMPTED ENROUTE PRECAUTIONARY LANDING.

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