NTSB Identification: IAD77FA005
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of AERO NATIONAL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34, registration: N15025
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3714   76/10/9   BUSICK,NC           PIPER PA-34         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1302                    N15025              PX-  3  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 34, 3000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            150 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GREENVILLE,SC               PHILADELPHIA,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED FLIGHT INTO KNOWN AREAS OF SEVERE TURBULENCE
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           70                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PIREPS OF MDT-SVR TURBC OVR MTNS GIVEN TO PLT DRG WX BRFG.HIT MTN 5500FT MSL.
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