NTSB Identification: IAD79FID12
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of WHEELER AIRLIN
Aircraft: TED SMITH 600, registration: N702HB

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0461   79/4/4    RICHMOND,VA         TED SMITH 600       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 2994
        TIME - 2227                    N702HB              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 1500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RICHARD E.BYRD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RALEIGH,NC                  RICHMOND,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: AIRPORT HAZARD                            TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WINDSHIELD,DIRTY,FOGGY,ETC.-RESTRICTED VISION
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - RAIN
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIDDEN HAZARD
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      310
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- INSTRUCTED TAXI ON UNLIGHTED TAXIWAY.WENT OFF R SIDE,HIT RWY SHOULDER.YELLOW CTRLINE ON TAXIWAY.

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