NTSB Identification: NYC68A0086
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of READING AVIAT*
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N4563P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0008   68/1/3    ALLENTOWN,PA        PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0810                    N4563P              PX-  0  0  3  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      AGE 24, 1555 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        357 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - A-B-E AIRPORT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: ICE/SLUSH ON RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RUNWAY
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
                                  PROP/ENGINE VIBRATION
        REMARKS- ENG/PROP VIBRATIONS STOPPED BFOR LNDG.CAUSE NOT DETERMINED.

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