NTSB Identification: OAK78DA045
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of TUOLUMNE AIR S
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N1601S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2822  78/8/29    MARKLEEVILLE,CA     PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1245                    N1601S              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 22, 945 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            15 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALPINE COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLUMBIA,CA                 MARKLEEVILLE,CA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           90                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          OTHER
        REMARKS- COLLIDED WITH ROCKS & SMALL TREE AFTER DEPARTING RWY.RWY SLOPES 0.75% DOWN.

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