NTSB Identification: NYC71FGM43
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N9850W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1404  71/4/28    NEW CASTLE,PA       PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 18, 45 TOTAL
        TIME - 1900                    N9850W              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEW CASTLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BEAVER CO ARPT,PA           NEW CASTLE,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  3500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     290
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           17                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- X-WND LDG,WND GUSTS TO 25K.

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