NTSB Identification: CHI72AC018
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N7905W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4103  71/8/27    MARSHALL,MICH       PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 44, 131
        TIME - 2205                    N7905W              PX-  3  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 120 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BROOKS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MARSHALL,MICH               ANN ARBOR,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  4000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- 2HRS NIGHT DUAL RECORDED.ACFT FOUND FOLLOWING MORNING IN A CORN FLD APRX 3MI NW OF BROOKS FLD.

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