NTSB Identification: NYC72AN084
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of COURTESY AIR S
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5434Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4214  71/12/27   GLENN FALLS,NY      PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1936                    N5434Y              PX-  0  0  1  AIR TAXI-PASSG            62, 20791 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            481 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WARREN CO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEW YORK,NY                 GLENN FALLS,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL WHEELS-UP
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-WINDSHIELD
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               1300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          FREEZING RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- VOR APCH IN KNOWN ZR,MAP DUE TO WNDSHIELD ICE,MADE SEC VOR APCH,INTENTIONAL WHLS UP LDG.

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