NTSB Identification: NYC73FKM21
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of CATAWBA AIR TR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N4805S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0040   73/1/4    SHELBY,NC           PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 50, 6070
        TIME - 2000                    N4805S              PX-  0  0  3  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 11 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SHELBY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHARLOTTE,NC                HICKORY,NC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          GROUND FOG                                               VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- ENCOUNTERED GND FOG.

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