NTSB Identification: NYC73AN131
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of ANDERSON FLIGH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N4237R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0599  73/4/10    CORAOPOLIS,PA       PIPER PA-32         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 57, 20000
        TIME - 1653                    N4237R              PX-  0  3  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 1425 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GREATER PITTSBURG
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          STATE COLLEGE,PA            CORAOPOLIS,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         SNOW SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- DESCENDED BLO MDA ON NO G/S APCH.SNOW SHWRS IN APCH ZONE.

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