NTSB Identification: CHI83LA040
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, November 18, 1982 in SHEBOYGAN, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/18/1983
Aircraft: PIPER 601P, registration: N6078U
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PLT NOTICED HAZE IN LIGHTS AT DESTINATION BUT HAD EXCELLENT GROUND CONTACT THROUGHOUT THE APPROACH. AT THRESHOLD HE ENTERED DENSE GROUND FOG & LOST ALL VISUAL CONTACT. THE ACFT CRASHED DURING THE GO-AROUND.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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