NTSB Identification: FTW81DA031
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: TED SMITH 601, registration: N9501Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1989  81/2/10    HAMMOND,LA          TED SMITH 601       CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1900                    N9501Q              PX-  0  0  0  CORP/EXEC                 AGE 24, 3251 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            240 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HAMMOND MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BATON ROUGE,LA              HAMMOND,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE IN FLIGHT,CLEAR AIR
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      LIGHT AND VARIABLE
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           62                                                       15
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- WHILE TRANSITIONING FM IFR TO VFR,ENCTRD WND SHEAR,ACFT BGN DRIFTING RGT,RATE OF DSCNT INCREASED.

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