NTSB Identification: CHI76FET37
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R, registration: N56639

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2243  76/5/31    MUNSTER,IN          PIPER PA-28R        CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 2130
        TIME - 2324                    N56639              PX-  0  2  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 34 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LANSING MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SHELL LAKE,WI               LANSING,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       58
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           10                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PLT DESCENDED BELOW MDA WITHOUT ADEQUATE VIS.

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