NTSB Identification: DCA79AA019
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of AIR NEW ENGLAND
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-6, registration: N383EX

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0027  79/6/17    HYANNIS,MA          DEHAVILLAND DHC-6   CR-  1  1  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2248                    N383EX              PX-  0  6  2                            60, 25101 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            951 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BARNSTABLE MUNI
        OPERATOR - AIR NEW ENGLAND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          FLUSHING,NY                 HYANNIS,MA                   NEW BEDFORD,CT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       67
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          210                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PIC TAKING POLYTHIAZIDE,A HYPERTENSIVE MEDICATION,& ALLOPURINAL FOR GOUT.FLEW 9HRS IN LAST 24HR PD

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