NTSB Identification: NYC76FFA25
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N6694H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0545  76/1/13    BALLSTON SPA,NY     CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  2  INSTRUCTIONAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1945                    N6694H              PX-  0  0  0  DUAL                      AGE 59, 10216 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 3000 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SARATOGA COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          BALLSTON SPA,NY             RETURN                       ALBANY,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - NOT ALIGNED WITH RUNWAY/INTENDED LANDING AREA
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW WINDROWS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              32
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          170                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      SPECIAL VFR
        REMARKS- PLT ATTEMPTD LDG ON R/W WITH R/W LIGHTS COVERED WITH SNOW.TWO LIGHTS VISIBLE AT END OF RWY.

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