NTSB Identification: IAD78FA093
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N8997N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2611  78/8/10  NR.NORFOLK,VA         PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 37, 897
        TIME - 0600                    N8997N              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 258 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED         NORFOLK,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
                                  LOW ON FUEL
        REMARKS- PLT STATED POWER ON DITCHING IN WATER.

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