NTSB Identification: DIA69A0016
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of UNIVERSAL AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-7C, registration: N7466

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0041  68/9/27    CHERRY POINT,NC     DOUGLAS DC-7C       CR-  0  1  2  MILITARY CTR CARGO DOM    AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0241                    N7466               PX-  0  0  0                            51, 14549 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2461 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHERRY PT MCAS
        OPERATOR - UNIVERSAL AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           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                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       69
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT DID NOT INITIATE GO AROUND WHEN RNWY NOT IN SIGHT. F/O DID NOT WARN PLT AT WEA MINIMUMS.

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