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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39680
Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182A
Registration: N4742D
C/n / msn: 34842
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sauk City, WI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Independence, IA (IIB)
Destination airport:Oshkosh, WI (OSH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane impacted terrain during a cross-country flight. Recorded weather and witness indicate that instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot was not instrument rated. Examination of the wreckage did not reveal any mechanical anomalies.
Probable Cause: VFR flight into IMC encountered by the pilot and exceeding the design limits of the aircraf. A factor was flight to a destination alternate not performed by the pilot.



Revision history:

24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
12-Dec-2017 18:56 ASN Update Bot Updated [Source, Narrative]

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