NTSB Identification: NYC70D0242
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N5290H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4635   69/12/6   BALDWINSVILLE,NY    PIPER PA-16         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 38, 1215
        TIME - 1900                    N5290H              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 815 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HAY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BALDWINSVILLE,NY            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WINDSHIELD,DIRTY,FOGGY,ETC.-RESTRICTED VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      20
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          315                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- ACFT VEERED L WHEN WINDSHIELD AND WINDOWS SUDDENLY BECAME FROST CVRD.ARPT NOT LIGHTED.

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