NTSB Identification: IAD74AI034
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of NICHOLSON AIR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N1905T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3977  73/12/11   MILLBORO,VA         PIPER PA-23         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0055                    N1905T              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      49, 13110 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        110 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RICHMOND,VA                 CHARLESTON,W VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO USE OR INCORRECTLY USED MISC.EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           SYSTEMS - ANTI-ICING,DE-ICING SYSTEMS: PITOT ANTI-ICE SYSTEM
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - FLIGHT AND NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS: DIRECTIONAL GYRO
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRFRAME ICE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      3500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     SNOW SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- PLT ASKED PLT OTR ACFT WHERE ALT STATIC SOURCE WAS.PITOT HEAT FOUND OFF.ICE CAUTION IN FLT MANUAL.

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