NTSB Identification: MKC71AK030
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of MID STATE AVIA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N8908P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2984  70/11/30   BISMARCK,N DAK      PIPER PA-24         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2000                    N8908P              PX-  0  2  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 35, 3508 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            32 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BISMARCK MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEODESHA,KANS               BISMARCK,N DAK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       35
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           80                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- DESCENDED BELOW PUBLISHED APCH MINIMUMS. ACFT NOT EQUIPPED WITH GLIDE SLOPE IND.

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