NTSB Identification: MIA70AM083
14 CFR Part 129 Nonscheduled operation of OTHER-FOREIGN FLAG CARRIER
Aircraft: DOUGLAS C-54D, registration: HC-AON

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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A-0001  70/4/14    MIAMI,FLA           DOUGLAS C-54D       CR-  2  0  0  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO INTL AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0724                    HC-AON              PX-  0  0  0                            39, 3053 TOTAL HOURS, 318
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MIAMI INTL.
        OPERATOR - OTHER-FOREIGN FLAG CARRIER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MIAMI,FLA                   QUITO,ECUADOR                PANAMA CITY,PANAMA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         FREEZING DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      300
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- COMPANIA ECUATORIANA DE AVIACION. IMPROPER MONITORING OF FLT INSTRUMENTS DURING TKOF IN.IMC.

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