NTSB Identification: NYC70F0152
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N7062W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2598  69/9/21    DANVILLE,VT         PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 714
        TIME - 0808                    N7062W              PX-  0  0  1  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 388 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DANVILLE,VT                 DANVILLE,VT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: MASTER AND CONNECTING RODS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LACK OF LUBRICATION-SPECIFIC PART,NOT SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - RECIEVED RECORDED BRIEFING BY LFMF RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- CRANKSHAFT OIL JOURNAL HOLES BLOCKED,NR 1 CON ROD FAILED.CLB MADE THROUGH LOW LYING FOG COND.

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