NTSB Identification: MKC79FA018
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SUNDORPH AERON
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N14261

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0313  79/2/22    WATERLOO,IA         PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 1209
        TIME - 1856                    N14261              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 68 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WATERLOO MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CLEVELAND,OH                WATERLOO,IA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       36
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          140                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR

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