NTSB Identification: LAX83FUJ04
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, December 02, 1982 in DOUGLAS, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N55118
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 PLT WAS OBSERVED TO CRASH SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. WITNESSES STATED IT HAD BEEN SNOWING OFF & ON. THE PLT'S BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL WAS 228 MG%.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IMPAIRMENT(ALCOHOL)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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