NTSB Identification: MKC62A0052
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of FRONTIER AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 340, registration: N73130

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0037  62/12/21   GRAND ISLAND,NEBR   CONVAIR 340         CR-  0  1  2  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2030                    N73130              PX-  0  0 40                            42, 16411 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2939 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRAND ISLAND
        OPERATOR - FRONTIER AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          KANSAS CITY,MO              DENVER,COLO                  GRAND ISLAND,NEBR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                       400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      180
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CREW FAILED TO MONITOR ALTITUDE PROPERLY. HIT 4061 FT SHORT OF RWY.

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