NTSB Identification: NYC80FHA21
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of READING AVIATI
Aircraft: SHORT BROS SD3-30, registration: N844SA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0914   80/6/3    ALLENTOWN,PA        SHORT BROS SD3-30   CR-  0  0  3  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1448                    N844SA              PX-  0  0  6  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      35, 11479 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        344 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ALLENTOWN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALLENTOWN,PA                BINGHAMTON,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            STATIC: PARKED-ENGINES NOT OPERATING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - TORNADO
        WEATHER BRIEFING - SELF-HELP,PILOT CHECKED WEATHER DATA
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                     290
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           60                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- TORNADO UPSET AIRCRAFT AT BOARDING GATE

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