NTSB Identification: CHI74FEC27
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of NORTHERN AIR S
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N366BC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0466   74/1/9    PONTIAC,MICH        PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0654                    N366BC              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            31, 6050 TOTAL HOURS, 500
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OAKLAND-PONTIAC
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DETROIT,MICH                PONTIAC,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO USE OR INCORRECTLY USED MISC.EQUIPMENT
           SYSTEMS - ANTI-ICING,DE-ICING SYSTEMS: WING ANTI-ICING,DE-ICING SYSTEMS
           SYSTEMS - ANTI-ICING,DE-ICING SYSTEMS: EMPENNAGE ANTI-ICING,DE-ICING SYSTEMS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRFRAME ICE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- LOSS OF PITCH CONTROL DUE AIRFRAME ICE,PARTIALLY STBLZD OSCILLATIONS BY INTERMITTENT POWER USE.

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