NTSB Identification: ATL83LA078
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, December 30, 1982 in DAUFUSKIE ISLAN, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/30/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N9305J
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 PILOT'S WIFE STATED HER HUSBAND HAD DEPARTED TAMPA, FL AND COULD NOT RECALL IF HE HAD INDICATED A DESTINATION. SHE FURTHER STATED HER HUSBAND HAD A "CHARTER". INVESTIGATION BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND DRUG ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL LOCATED COCAINE IN THE AIRCRAFT WRECKAGE. THE PILOT HELD AN INVALID MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING

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