NTSB Identification: CHI79FEV10
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of GREAT WESTERN
Aircraft: BEECH E18-S, registration: N521GP

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0522  79/1/27    SPRINGFIELD,IL      BEECH E18-S         CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0730                    N521GP              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      AGE 30, 3100 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        510 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CAPITAL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPRINGFIELD,IL              GENESEO,IL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SNOW
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WHITEOUT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONEL, BY PHONE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR

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