NTSB Identification: NYC73FGT04
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N2236P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0861   72/10/5   CARLISLE,PA         PIPER PA-23         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 48, 3000
        TIME - 1700                    N2236P              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 300 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CARLISLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HERSHEY,PA                  CARLISLE,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      100
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- FLEW INTO TREE ON VFR APCH IN BLO MINIMUM COND TO UNCONTROLLED ARPT. CONT APCH AND LND OK.

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