NTSB Identification: DEN83FTK03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20528.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in SIOUX FALLS, SD
Aircraft: BEECH V35A, registration: N8478N
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 Minor.

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.

DURING AN ILS APPROACH TO RWY 3 THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH 50 FT POWERLINES 3 MI SW OF THE ARPT. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITHA MOBILE HOME & PICKUP TRUCK. HALF OF THE 60 FT MOBILE HOME & THE TRUCK WERE DESTROYED. MINIMUM ALTITUDE AT THE LIM, LOCATED 5.2 MI FROM THE MM, IS 3,334 FT MSL. MINIMUM ALTITUDE AT MAREY INTERSECTION, LOCATED 0.9 MI FROM THE MM, IS 1,900 FT MSL. GROUND ELEVATION AT THE WRECKAGE SITE WAS 1,420 FT MSL.

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

IFR PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..OBSCURATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RESIDENCE

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