NTSB Identification: CHI74FEA16
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N8509U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2974  73/10/19   LAFAYETTE,IND       CESSNA 172F         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 27, 83 TOTAL
        TIME - 1946                    N8509U              PX-  0  0  4  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 28 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PURDUE UNIVERSITY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WADSWORTH,OHIO              LAFAYETTE,IND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISMANAGEMENT OF FUEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - ADVERSE WINDS ALOFT
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      63
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          280                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- WINDS STRONGER THAN PLANNED.FSS ASIST,PLT OBSVD LITE OF OTR ARPT CONT FLT TO PLANNED DEST.

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