NTSB Identification: NYC85FA141.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28372.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 09, 1985 in HAMPTONBURGH, NY
Aircraft: BEECH BE-200, registration: N148CP
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT FILED IFR FOR 2 FLIGHT LEGS; BALTIMORE, MD TO TETERBORO, NJ & TETERBORO TO MONTGOMERT, NY (ORANGE CO ARPT). THE PLT RECEIVED A PREFLIGHT WX BRIEFING & WAS ADVISED THAT THE FORECAST FOR STEWART, NY, ABOUT 10 MIS FORM MONTGOMERY WAS SKY PARTIALLY OBSCURED 4000', 500' SCATTERED & 4 MIS IN FOG. WHILE ENROUTE TO TETERBORO, AT 0134 HRS, THEPLT RADIOED STEWART ARPT & WAS ADVISED OF WX THERE AS SKY PARTIALLY OBSCURED WITH 4 MIS IN FOG & HAZE. THE ACFT LANDED AT TETERBORO AT 0152 HRS AND DEPARTED VFR AT 0200 HRS. AT 0211 HRS THE PLT RADIOED ANOTHER ACFT & IN PART STATED THAT HE WAS AT ORANGE CO ARPT & WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND, HOWEVER THE WX WAS GOING DOWN. AT 0211 HRS THE PLT RADIOED STEWART & WAS ADVISED THAT WX THERE WAS THE SAME AS REPORTED AT 0134 HRS. THE PLT ACKNOWLEDGED. THERE WAS NO FURTHER TRANSMX FROM THE PLT. AT 0215 HRS A WITNESS NEAR THE ACC SITE HEARD A CRASH. HE REPORTED WX AS 400' IN FOG. THE ACFT CRASHED 2 MIS SOUTH OF RWY 03. THE LNDG GEAR & FLAPS WERE DOWN. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION.

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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