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NTSB Identification: CHI81FA029
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31T, registration: N321SS
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0443  81/2/19    WATERFORD TWP,MI    PIPER PA-31T        CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 37, 1700
        TIME - 1903                    N321SS              PX-  2  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 33 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OAKLAND-PONTIAC
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TULSA,OK                    WATERFORD TWP,MI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               0
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      110
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ILS RWY9.HIT TWO 40FT APCH LITE TWRS 2400 & 2200 FEET FRM APCH END OF RWY.
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