NTSB Identification: SEA68A0057
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of BLACKFOOT FLYI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5427Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0949   68/3/7  NR.CASCADE,ID         PIPER PA-23         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1655                    N5427Y              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 54, 30000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 130 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CASCADE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - SNOW
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WHITEOUT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     SNOW SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              30
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       4
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      VFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PENETRATED SNOWSTORM AT LOW ALT.WING STRUCK FROZEN LAKE WHILE IN LT TURN.CRASHED ON LK INVERTED.

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