NTSB Identification: NYC78FNE32
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N5980D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2953   78/9/9    CANAAN,CT           PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 53, 892
        TIME - 1230                    N5980D              PX-  0  0  0  TOWING GLIDERS            TOTAL HOURS, 292 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CANAAN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CANAAN,CT                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - UNDETERMINED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  LATERAL CONTROL PROBLEM
        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                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     315
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT RPTD UN RETURN CONTROL STICK TO NEUTRAL POSITION.WIND GUSTS TO 25KTS.

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