NTSB Identification: NYC67A0144
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN F8F-2, registration: N5555H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0206  67/4/18    SO.SPAFFORD,NY      GRUMMAN F8F-2       CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 42, 5284
        TIME - 1608                    N5555H              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 407 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO USE OR INCORRECTLY USED MISC.EQUIPMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ALTIMETER SETTING-INCORRECT
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       45
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          300                                                       11
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ALTIMETER SET ON 29.74 INCHES. ACTUAL VALUE WAS 29.64. PLT WAS NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.

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