NTSB Identification: CHI74FET08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N58509

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3233   73/9/5    VALPARAISO,IND      CESSNA 182P         CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0520                    N58509              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 40, 1615 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            41 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PORTER COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MICHIGAN CITY,IND           VALPARAISO,IND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        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
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       69
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          CALM                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT USING LOC FOR GUIDANCE LOOKING FOR RWY THRU BKN CLDS.HIT BOTTOM WIRE OF HI VOLTAGE LINE.

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