NTSB Identification: CHI72DEV18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N5899H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3570  71/11/20   LAWRENCEVILLE,ILL   PIPER PA-16         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 36, 71 TOTAL
        TIME - 0620                    N5899H              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  HOURS, 5 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAWRENCEVILLE-VIN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LAWRENCEVILLE,ILL           MCCOMB,MISS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    4500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          240                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- BECAME AIRBORNE DURING 180 DEG TURN IN WINDS GUSTING TO ABOUT 20K.

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