NTSB Identification: MIA82FA042
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, February 04, 1982 in ORMAND BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/04/1983
Aircraft: ROBINSON R-22, registration: N90286
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.
AFTER BEING TOLD BY THE OPERATOR TO REMAIN ON THE GROUND UNTIL THE WEATHER IMPROVED THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT DEPARTED ORMOND BEACH AIRPORT. THE PILOT RADIOED DAYTONA BEACH APPROACH CONTROL AND REQUESTED A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE AND VECTORS TO DAYTONA BEACH AIRPORT. IFR CONDITIONS PREVAILED AT BOTH ORMOND BEACH AND DAYTONA BEACH WITH VISIBILITY RESTRICTED TO 1-2 MILES IN FOG AND 300-400 FEET OVERCAST CEILINGS. THE WRECKAGE WAS FOUND 1/2 MILE EAST OF THE ORMOND BEACH AIRPORT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING
LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT
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