NTSB Identification: IAD77FA041
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SUPERIOR AIR I
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34, registration: N1153H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1764  77/5/26    BRIDGEPORT,WV       PIPER PA-34         CR-  1  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0050                    N1153H              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            AGE 24, 2171 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            116 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BENEDUM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRIDGEPORT,WV               NEW YORK,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: CRANKSHAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       60
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           2                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- NO.3 MAIN BEARING JOURNAL.

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