NTSB Identification: NYC77DNC27
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of CENTERAL MAINE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34, registration: N33723

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0978  77/4/15    PRESQUE ISLE,ME     PIPER PA-34         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0610                    N33723              PX-  0  0  5  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 27, 2242 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            90 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NORTHERN MAINE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BANGOR,ME                   PRESQUE ISLE,ME
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAXI: FROM LANDING
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - AIRPORT SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: IMPROPER/INADEQUATE SNOW REMOVAL
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: ICE/SLUSH ON RAMP/TAXIWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- TAXIWAY HAD 5DEG DOWNSLOPE & PATCH OF ICE.ACFT SLID ON ICE TO DRY TAXIWAY.

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