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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34568
Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Date:19-APR-1996
Time:12:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150F
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6824F
C/n / msn: 15063424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mackinac Island, MI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:St. Ignace, MI (83D)
Destination airport:, MI (Y84)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot departed on a four mile cross country flight in marginal VFR conditions with rapidly deteriorating weather condition in the form of fog. Two days later the airplane was found in 20 feet of water short of the intended island destination. Pilots in the area reported fog moving into the area rapidly at the time of the flight. CAUSE: the student pilot iniating VFR flight into instrument meteorological conditions which led to a loss of aircraft control. A factor was the fog.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X05521_


Revision history:

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