NTSB Identification: Unknown
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7026A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0841  64/12/27   SWAN VALLEY IDAHO   CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 31, 93 TOTAL
        TIME - 1830                    N7026A              PX-  0  1  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 51 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PILOT TURNED BACK BUT GENERAL WX,MOUNTAINS AND DARKNESS CAUSED HIM TO DECIDE ON PRECAUTIONARY LDG

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