NTSB Identification: SEA72DTI14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N3087Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1286  72/2/20    CONRAD,MONT         PIPER PA-18A        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 38, 267
        TIME - 1300                    N3087Z              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 35 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CONRAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CALGARY,CANADA              GREAT FALLS,MONT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           40                                                      240
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           22                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING 29K. UNSCHEDULED LDG FOR PERSONAL RELIEF.

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