NTSB Identification: FTW80FA042
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2B, registration: N346MA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0561  80/2/14  NR.HOUSTON,TX         MITSUBISHI MU-2B    CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1902                    N346MA              PX-  3  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  45, 12500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            800 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOUSTON INTERCONT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CORPUS CHRISTI,TX          HOUSTON,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ALTIMETER SETTING-INCORRECT
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           61                                                      140
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           6                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CRASHED DRG ILS APCH APRX 5MI BEHIND BOEING 727.ALTMS SET .05 BLO CORRECT SETTING.

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