NTSB Identification: CHI73FEM08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24, registration: N6757P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2869   72/8/7    HOLLAND,MICH        PIPER PA-24         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 439
        TIME - 1100                    N6757P              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 333 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PARK TOWNSHIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ANN ARBOR,MICH              HOLLAND,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL WHEELS-UP
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       63
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          360                                                       6
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- GEN FAILED DRG FLT DEPLETING BATT.ELECT FAILURE DRG VOR APCH.DSCNDD THRU OVC,LNDD ON BEACH,DUNES.

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