NTSB Identification: LAX70AL075
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N1553N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0800  70/6/21    VENTURA,CALIF       PIPER J3C-65        CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE UNK/NR,
        TIME - 1345                    N1553N              PX-  2  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  9709 TOTAL HOURS, 281 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - VENTURA COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          VENTURA,CALIF              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- HIT 305 FT RADIO TOWER.PLT DEPARTED ARPT,CONTROL ZONE ON SPEC VFR CLEARANCE.TOWER,EQUIP SUB DMG.

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