NTSB Identification: CHI80DEE04
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N1741T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3288  79/10/21   CHICAGO,IL          PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 71, 2262
        TIME - 1538                    N1741T              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 362 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHICAGO MIDWAY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,IL                  CHICAGO,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: DOORS,DOOR FRAMES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER ALIGNMENT/ADJUSTMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  DOOR/PANEL OPEN
        REMARKS- COLLIDED WITH LOCALIZER ANTENNA.

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