NTSB Identification: FTW84LAMS4.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25201.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 10, 1984 in LAFAYETTE, LA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N3545W
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE 5/10/84. THE OWNER CALLED FOR HIS ACFT PREFLIGHTED AND DEPARTED ON A SOUTHERLY HEADING. AN OFF SHORE OIL RIG SPOTTED A TWIN ENGINE ACFT HEADING SOUTH. SEARCH EFFORTS BY CAP WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. THE PLT GAVE NO INDICATION OF HIS INTENTIONS OR POSSIBLE DESTINATION. THE PLACE OF DEPARTURE IS USED AS AN ARBITRARY LOCATION OF ACCIDENT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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