NTSB Identification: NYC77FA016
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N75233

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3938  76/11/27   WESTHAMPTON,NY      PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 307
        TIME - 1736                    N75233              PX-  2  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 289 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SUFFOLK CO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FITCHBURG,MA                WESTHAMPTON,NY
        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
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR (VFR CONDITIONS ON TOP)
        REMARKS- ATTEMPTED ILS APPROACH IN ZERO VISIBILITY,CRASHED SHORT OF RUNWAY,ALTERNATE AIRPORTS WERE VFR.

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