NTSB Identification: CHI73FEM29
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N5103C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0477  73/2/10    HARBOR SPGS,MICH    PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1815                    N5103C              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 21, 835 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            470 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARBOR SPRINGS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          HARBOR SPGS,MICH            HARBOR SPGS,MICH             HARBOR SPGS,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - OTHER
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      8
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           90                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SUSTAINED GLIDE AT IDLE POWER AT LOW AMBIENT TEMP.ENG WOULD NOT RESPOND TO THROTTLE.LNDD IN TREES.

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