NTSB Identification: MIA88FA083.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35794.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 05, 1988 in PEMBROKE PARK, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300, registration: N5327F
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PRIVATE PILOT OBTAINED A WEATHER BRIEFING THAT INDICATED THE WEATHER WOULD BE DETERIORATING TO IMC, BUT HE ATTEMPTED A FLIGHT ANYWAY. DURING THE FLIGHT, HE BECAME DISORIENTED AND PENETRATED 2 CONTROL ZONES AND THEN STRUCK AN ANTENNA GUY WIRE WHILE ATTEMPTING TO REMAIN VFR IN IMC CONDITIONS.

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

WEATHER FORECAST..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..GUY WIRE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK

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