NTSB Identification: FTW74FRA23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8238A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0242  74/1/31    PALACIOS,TEX        CESSNA 170B         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 527
        TIME - 0001                    N8238A              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 80 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PALACIOS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NEDERLAND,TEX               CORPUS CHRISTI,TEX           PALACIOS,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       53
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           50                                                       4
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           NONE
        REMARKS- ENCNTRD FOG ON APCH. FLEW INTO GRND ON 3RD TRY.

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