NYC96LA144
NYC96LA144

On July 7, 1996, about 1630 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 172A, N7371T, was substantially damaged upon landing rollout in a field near Pleasant Valley, New York. The pilot, sole occupant, received serious injuries for the flight conducted under 14 CFR Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the personal flight. The departure point was Riverside Airport, Utica, New York. The destination was Oneonta Municipal Airport, Oneonta, New York.

According to the FAA, the pilot became lost and overflew the intended destination. The pilot noticed the airplane was low on fuel and he attempted a precautionary landing on a field. The airplane struck a tree during the landing roll.

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