NTSB Identification: NYC78FA026
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-159, registration: N5VX

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0034  78/1/19    LATROBE,PA          GRUMMAN G-159       CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1541                    N5VX                PX-  0  0  2  CORP/EXEC                 56, 12998 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            788 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LATROBE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ELMIRA,NY                   LATROBE,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RUNWAY
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               1200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      22
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           50                                                       3
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR

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