NTSB Identification: SEA72AS023
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N5006Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3885  71/12/10 NR.AMERICAN FALLS,ID  PIPER PA-23         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 47, 2691
        TIME - 1830                    N5006Y              PX-  2  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 341 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          BOISE,ID                    POCATELLO,ID                 TWIN FALLS,ID
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      23
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       13
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      VFR
        REMARKS- RCVRY DATE 12/11/71.ENCTRD DETERIORATING WX CONDITIONS AT NIGHT.

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