NTSB Identification: LAX81FA041
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of ORCON INC
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 681, registration: N500JP

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0545  81/1/27  NR.WINNEMUCCA,NV      AERO COMDR 681      CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29,
        TIME - 2230                    N500JP              PX-  1  1  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            UNK/NR TOTAL HOURS, 60 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WINNEMUCCA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RENO,NV                    WINNEMUCCA,NV
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - SNOW
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                      RAIN, SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              37
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          110                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- PLT TMTD RWY LGTS IN SIGHT.PAX RPRTD-VIS RSTRD BY SNW W LNDG LGTS ON.HIT SHORT,53FT BLO ARPT ELEV.

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