NTSB Identification: NYC72AN035
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N6123P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2558   71/9/6    QUAKERTOWN,NJ       PIPER PA-24         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 47, 183
        TIME - 1900                    N6123P              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 182 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SKY MANOR
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AMHERST,NY                  PITTSTOWN,NJ
        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 - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- OBS HEARD BUT COULDNT SEE ACFT DUE HEAVY FOG. PLT HAD HEART CONDITION.

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