NTSB Identification: MKC71AK055
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N4614R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0426  71/5/10  NR.CHADRON,NEBR       PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 61, 319
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N4614R              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 66 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BELLE FOURCHE,S DAK         NORTH PLATTE,NEBR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        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                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      47
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           20                                                       20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      VFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- RECOVERY DATE 5/13/71. MTN TOPS IN AREA OBSCURED BY CLDS.

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