NTSB Identification: ATL88LA083.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35472.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 19, 1988 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC-6-200, registration: N996SA
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE FINAL APPROACH ON THE INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM, THE PILOT DESCENDED BELOW THE GLIDEPATH. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE AND STRUCK THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

IFR PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS

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