NTSB Identification: LAX74DUG45
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N16028

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0472  74/3/30  NR.PALM SPRNGS,CALIF  CESSNA 150          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 260
        TIME - 1610                    N16028              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 145 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BLYTHE,CALIF                SANTA ANA,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       35
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       30
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- GRTR THAN EXPECTED DWN DRAFTS.PLT DIDNT TURN ARND,ACFT SETTLED INTO OBSCURED MTN.GUSTS TO 55K.

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