NTSB Identification: CHI78FEK08
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of BLUFFTON FLYIN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N7451L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0276   78/2/8    BLUFFTON,OH         PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 49, 4908
        TIME - 2130                    N7451L              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BLUFFTON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPARTA,TN                   BLUFFTON,OH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                      UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      280
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- APT UNATTENDED,LOCALIZED FOG NOT REPORTED.

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