NTSB Identification: LAX84FA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23204.
Accident occurred Friday, November 11, 1983 in SAN DIEGO, CA
Aircraft: BEECH 56TC, registration: N911SC
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE PLT WAS CLEARED FOR AN ILS APCH TO RWY 28R. ABOUT 3 MIN LATER, HE COMMENCED A MISSED APCH & REQUESTED ANOTHER ILS TO RWY 28. AT THAT TIME, THE ATC CONTROLLER ADVISED THE PLT THAT THE 5 PRECEDING ACFT HAD MADE ILS APCHS & ALL HAD EXECUTED MISSED APPROACHES WITHOUT OBTAINING VISUAL CONTACT WITH EITHER THE APCH OR RWY LIGHTS. HOWEVER, THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE ANOTHER APCH. DURING THE 2ND APCH, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH HIGH TENSION POWER LINES LOCATED ABOUT 10,400 FT FROM THE APCH END OF RWY 28 AT APRX 108 FT AGL. WITNESSES REPORTED A FLASH OF LIGHT & A FIREBALL WERE NOTED AS THE ACFT STRUCK THE POWER LINES. THE ACFT THEN IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A VACANT FIELD & SLID ABOUT 400 FT ACROSS THE FIELD & A 4 LANE, DIVIDED STREET BEFORE KNOCKING DOWN A FENCE & COMING TO REST IN A RESIDENTIAL BACKYARD & BURNING. THE 2 FRONT SEAT PASSENGERS EGRESSED FROM THE ACFT, BUT DIED LATER FROM BURNS. WITNESSES SAID THE ENGS SOUNDED NORMAL UNTIL IMPACT. ANNUAL INSP OF ACFT & VOR RECEIVER CHK OVERDUE.

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..BELOW..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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