NTSB Identification: MIA75FKG67
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7873Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0672  75/4/14    PATTERSON,GA        PIPER PA-30         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 53, 5000
        TIME - 1500                    N7873Y              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 38 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          JEKYLL ISLAND,GA            DUBLIN,GA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          HAZE                                                      30
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           2                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- STRUCK RADIO TOWER PARTIAL LOSS OF CONTROL DUE WING DAMAGE.FLT BY AUTOPILOT,PLT READING MAP.

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