NTSB Identification: OAK71DVG18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N3459Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3616   70/9/4    WILTON,CALIF        PIPER PA-22         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 1001
        TIME - 1840                    N3459Z              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 750 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PLTS HOME STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PALO ALTO,CALIF             WILTON,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        WEATHER BRIEFING - RECIEVED RECORDED BRIEFING BY LFMF RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  4000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 023-067 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           73                                                      200
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- 40DEG R X-WIND GUSTING 30K. NARROW STRIP PLOWED GRND ON BOTH SIDES.

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