NTSB Identification: SEA74AS027
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N66798

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3979  73/12/27   WALLA WALLA,WASH    PIPER PA-31         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1707                    N66798              PX-  0  0  0  CORP/EXEC                 AGE 50, 25000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 529 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WALLA WALLA CNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPOKANE,WASH                WALLA WALLA,WASH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       33
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- DESCENT BELOW MDA.NIGHT IFR APCH.SINGLE PILOTED ACFT.

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