NTSB Identification: DIA69A0065
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N8347W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1852  69/5/16    FAIRVIEW,NC         PIPER PA-28         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 41, 818
        TIME - 1458                    N8347W              PX-  3  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 203 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           SYSTEMS - OTHER SYSTEMS: VACUUM SYSTEM
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      66
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          150                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PLT RPRTD FAILURE VACUUM SYS,LOSS OF ATTITUDE INSTS WHILE IFR AT 10,000FT. DELAYED DECLARING EMERG

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