NTSB Identification: CHI70AC072
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N7815W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1913  70/4/19    FOWLER,MICH         PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 46, 436
        TIME - 2127                    N7815W              PX-  3  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, UNK/NR IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FRANKLIN,PA                 LANSING,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       37
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          110                                                       23
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- LOST CTL IN SEVERE TURB AND WIND SHEER COND WHILE ENROUTE TO OM. CRASHED ABOUT 13 MI NORTH OF OM.

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