NTSB Identification: NYC69A0063
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SUBURBAN AIRLI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N4319P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4250  68/12/15   JFK AIRPORT,NY      PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2340                    N4319P              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            23, 1000 TOTAL HOURS, 815
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - JFK INTL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIDDEN HAZARD
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      4500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              20
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          310                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- TAXIED OFF TAXIWAY IN BLOWING SNOW. HIT SNOWBANK WHILE ATTEMPTING TO RETURN TO TAXIWAY.

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