NTSB Identification: CHI70F0055
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N5581J

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1913  69/6/27    CHICAGO,ILL         PIPER PA-32         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 37, 90 TOTAL
        TIME - 1332                    N5581J              PX-  0  0  5  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 8 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MEIGS FIELD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
        FACTOR(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: PRIMING SYSTEM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          250                                                       20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING 29K. L MAIN GR TIRE FLAT ON T/D. PLT USED FULL FLAPS.

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