NTSB Identification: SEA78FA018
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5675Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1043  78/1/15    MEDFORD,OR          PIPER PA-23         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1950                    N5675Y              PX-  5  0  0  NS CTR PASSG              48, 5277 TOTAL HOURS, 31
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CORVALLIS,OR                MEDFORD,OR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRWAYS FACILITIES: OTHER
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  4000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      44
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           30                                                       3
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- CLRD FOR STRAIGHT-IN ILS.RPTD NDB INBD.NDB SGL OUT OF TLRNC.MFR WX.HIT MTN 4300FT MSL 22MI NW MFR.

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