NTSB Identification: ANC74FAA31
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N4160W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3770  74/3/29    MINTO,ALAS          PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 55, 8301
        TIME - 1120                    N4160W              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 1800 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MINTO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TANANA,ALAS                 MINTO,ALAS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: DESCENDING
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: HYDRAULIC PITCH CONTROL MECHANISM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: SUBSTANDARD QUALITY CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        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                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                      40
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- PITCH CHG DOWEL FAILED.GUSTING TO 20K.

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