NTSB Identification: MKC80IA003
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of REPUBLIC AIRLINES
Aircraft: CONVAIR 580, registration: N4822C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0018  79/10/31   THIEF RIV FLS,MN    CONVAIR 580         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2150                    N4822C              PX-  0  0 18                            41, UNK/NR TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            3228 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - THIEF RIV FLS REG
        OPERATOR - REPUBLIC AIRLINES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MINNEAPOLIS,MN              THIEF RIV FLS,MN             BRAINERD,MN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING SNOW                                             RIGHT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 023-067 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           32                                                      340
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR

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