NTSB Identification: NYC70FHG06
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N8817N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2101  70/5/14  NR.REAMSTOWN,PA       PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 43, 81 TOTAL
        TIME - 1747                    N8817N              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  HOURS, 79 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLUMBIA,PA                 MOORESTOWN,NJ
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INITIATED FLIGHT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
                                  ADVERSE/UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      64
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           40                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- CLIMBED INTO OVERCAST JUST AFT TKOF,DESCENDED BROKE OUT,ATMTD LDG IN 1ST AVAILABLE FLD.

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