NTSB Identification: MKC73DCA11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R, registration: N3808T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3552  72/12/15   FESTUS,MO           PIPER PA-28R        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 475
        TIME - 1500                    N3808T              PX-  0  0  1  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 250 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FESTUS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DALLAS,TEX                  ST.LOUIS,MO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     280
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           17                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PILOT MISTOOK DRAG STRIP FOR ARPT. RELIED ON NONPILOT PSGR TO IDENTIFY ARPT.

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