NTSB Identification: IAD79FA017
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SWEARINGEN SA26-T, registration: N2301N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3909  78/11/22   MEMPHIS,TN          SWEARINGEN SA26-T   CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1851                    N2301N              PX-  0  0  0  CORP/EXEC                 AGE 38, 5000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OLIVE BRANCH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          JACKSON,TN                  MEMPHIS,TN
        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 - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      140
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- CONTROLLER WARNED PLT OF LOW ALT ALERT 3 TIMES.

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