NTSB Identification: CHI70IC047
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTH CENTRAL AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 580, registration: N968N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0018   70/2/1    HOUGHTON,MICH       CONVAIR 580         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2229                    N968N               PX-  0  0 21                            43, 14240 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            1800 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOUGHTON MEMORIAL
        OPERATOR - NORTH CENTRAL AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          CHICAGO,ILL                 HOUGHTON,MICH                MENOMINEE,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           COPILOT - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
        REMARKS- LND LONG,RWY COVERED WITH 2 IN SNOW. ACFT VEERED L DURING REVERSE THRUST,SLID OFF RWY TO R SIDE.

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