NTSB Identification: NYC83LA043
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, December 13, 1982 in FALL RIVER, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/13/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N62635
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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

ON SHORT FINAL & ALIGNED WITH THE RWY LIGHTS THE PLT CANCELLED HIS IFR FLT PLAN WITH APPROACH CONTROL. THE ACFT LANDED ON THE RWY WHICH HAD THE MIDDLE THIRD OF ITS WIDTH COVERED WITH 6-8 INCHES OF SNOW. THE OUTER THIRDS WERE PLOWED BUT ICY.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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

NOTAMS..NOT ISSUED..AIRPORT PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


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