NTSB Identification: LAX84IA353.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24661.
Incident occurred Thursday, June 14, 1984 in CHOWCHILLA, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N32139
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

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

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH VASI LIGHTS DURING AN UNSCHEDULED LANDING WHEN PLT BECAME ILL & ACCORDING TO THE PASSENGERS BECAME UNCONSCIOUS. THE PASSENGER, A NON-PLT, LANDED THE ACFT. THE PLT WAS TRANSPORTED BY AMBULENCE TO A NEARBY HOSPITALWHERE DOCTORS STATED THAT HE WAS SUFFERING FROM ACUTE EMPHYSEMA.

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

INCAPACITATION(OTHER ORGANIC PROBLEM)..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..APPROACH LIGHT/NAVAID


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