NTSB Identification: BFO94LA102.
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Accident occurred Friday, June 17, 1994 in OXFORD, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1995
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-350, registration: N4093U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS AT MINIMUMS AT THE MIDDLE MARKER AND HAD THE RUNWAY IN SIGHT. WHEN THE AIRPLANE WAS OVER THE RUNWAY AND THE PILOT BEGAN TO FLARE, HE FLEW INTO A FOG BANK. HE BEGAN A MISSED APPROACH, BUT THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN, SUBSEQUENTLY SWERVING OFF THE RUNWAY AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S INADVERTENT ENCOUNTER WITH FOG DURING LANDING.

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