NTSB Identification: NYC72DNA23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N8537C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4114  71/12/18   BLOCK ISLAND,RI     PIPER PA-22         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 51, 1406
        TIME - 1009                    N8537C              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 1200 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BLOCK ISLAND ST
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BLOCK ISLAND,RI             WESTERLY,RI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     360
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           23                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WND GUSTING TO 32K.

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