NTSB Identification: LAX82FA036
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 05, 1982 in BLACK CANYON CI, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/05/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N4696Z
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 WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED AT THE 3,030 FOOT ELEVATION ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF A PLATEAU. THE WEATHER IN THE AREA OF THE ACCIDENT WOULD HAVE APPROXIMATED THE REPORTED CONDITIONS AT PRESCOTT, AZ LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 40 MI NNW.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY

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