NTSB Identification: NYC87FA265.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35577.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 29, 1987 in PITTSTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: BEECH D95A, registration: N7955M
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.

PILOT DEPARTED RUNWAY 26 AT ALEXANDRIA ARPT TOWARD TREES IN FOG. LEFT WING HIT TREES. ACFT LANDED HARD COLLAPSING LANDING GEAR. ACFT HIT A TREE IN AREA OF PILOT SEAT DURING LNDG FATALLY INJURING THE PLT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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