NTSB Identification: LAX81FA093
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of LOMA LINDA MED
Aircraft: SIKORSKY S-55, registration: N874

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2413  81/5/29  NR.BEAUMONT, CA       SIKORSKY S-55       CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 2359                    N874                PX-  5  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            44, 7013 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1089 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SAN GORGONIO, CA            SAN BERNADINO, CA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                      UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       63
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          260                                                       2
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- 4 SEP STUDIES DETERMINED BLD ALC LVL APPX .08% BUT COULD NOT AGREE ON LVL OF ALC PRIOR TO ACCIDENT

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