NTSB Identification: LAX71AL037
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N95224

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4134   70/12/1 NR.SAN LUIS OBSP,CAL  PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 36, 218
        TIME - 1915                    N95224              PX-  1  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 198 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PASO ROBLES,CALIF           SANTA ANA,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- OP AT DEP FLD AVSD PLT NOT TO DEPART. NUMEROUS WITNESSES SAW ACFT AT LOW ALT. RECOVERED 5/1/71.

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