Accident Cessna 172 Skyhawk N3910F,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134646
 
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Date:Monday 1 October 2001
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3910F
MSN: 36810
Year of manufacture:1958
Total airframe hrs:3100 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Lindsay, MT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Glendive, MT (GDV)
Destination airport:Helena, MT (HLN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he was flying in cruise configuration at 300 feet AGL when the aircraft collided with the terrain. He reported that a communication radio was making wind noise, and he was attempting to adjust it at the time of the accident. The pilot reported that he could not remember the details surrounding the accident sequence. There was no report of mechanical malfunction or failure at the time of the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain an altitude clear of terrain. A factor was intentional low altitude flight.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20011011X02077&key=1

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 13:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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