NTSB Identification: IAD80FA028
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of IASCO
Aircraft: CESSNA 404, registration: N406EX

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0806  80/2/25    LEXINGTON,KY        CESSNA 404          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 54, 6868
        TIME - 2245                    N406EX              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            TOTAL HOURS, 334 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BLUE GRASS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          COLUMBUS,OH                 SMYRNA,TN                    LEXINGTON,KY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RUNWAY
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING SNOW                                             LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          310                                                       18
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- WND GUSTING 30KTS,CROSSWIND OCCASIONALLY ABV ACFT LIMIT.PATCHY SNOW ON RWY.

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