Date: May 13, 1987
Time: 07:20
Location: Sayre, Pennsylvania
Operator: Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Sayre, PA - Washington, District of Colombia
AC Type: Piper PA-32-300
Registration: N32774
cn / ln: 327540064
Aboard: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: During initial climb after takeoff, smoke was observed in the cockpit. When the smoke became hvy, the plt decided to land. He attempted a forced landing on rising terrain in foggy conditions. Subsequently, the aircraft crashed into the side of the hill & began burning. Electrical short and arcing leading to fire.

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