NTSB Identification: NYC71FNE32
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N8697D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1505   71/5/2    HANCOCK,MASS        PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 55, 1149
        TIME - 2145                    N8697D              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GREENE,NY                   PROVIDENCE,RI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  3200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          HAZE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- FLT OVR UNLTD MTNOUS TERRAIN,ENCTRD DNDRFT.DRG CLB HIT TREES. ADVSY CIRCULAR 91-15 CVRS.

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