NTSB Identification: MKC73AK045
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R, registration: N7571J

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4001  72/12/22 NR.ST.CHARLES,MO      PIPER PA-28R        CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1955                    N7571J              PX-  3  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 26, 1090 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            31 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ARROWHEAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ST.LOUIS,MO                 KEOKUK,IOWA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       30
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          140                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- RADAR TARGET LOST ABT 2MIN AFTR TKOF.BEING RADAR VECTORED,ADZD TINOP.RCVRD 12/23/72.

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