NTSB Identification: DEN71DXT21
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5477Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0592  71/2/25    GARDEN CITY,UT      PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 5350
        TIME - 1630                    N5477Y              PX-  0  0  4  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 119 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DENVER,COLO                 BOISE,ID
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WHITEOUT
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - SNOW-COVERED
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     SNOW SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- DRG CIRCLE OVR FROZEN LAKE PLT NOT AWARE ACFT DSCNDG,HIT LAKE.

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