NTSB Identification: NYC79FA051
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SHANE AVIATION
Aircraft: BEECH C45H, registration: N281M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2966  79/6/29    SLATINGTON,PA       BEECH C45H          CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0613                    N281M               PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            AGE 37, 6042 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHARLESTON,WV               ALLENTOWN,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       58
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          CALM                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- APCH TO ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM EASTON ARPT.

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