NTSB Identification: DEN79FTC13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 340, registration: N340ME

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1430   79/5/8    ROCK SPRINGS,WY     CESSNA 340          CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 58, 3300
        TIME - 1227                    N340ME              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 1205 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ROCK SPRINGS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GREAT FALLS,MT              ROCK SPRINGS,WY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: MISSED APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING SNOW                                             HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           33                                                      230
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- VOR APPROACH RWY25.

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