NTSB Identification: DCA79AA003
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of ROCKY MTN AIRW
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-6, registration: N25RM

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3970   78/12/4 NR.STEAMBOAT SPGS,CO  DEHAVILLAND DHC-6   CR-  1  1  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1945                    N25RM               PX-  1 13  6  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      29, 7340 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        3904 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         STEAMBOAT SPGS,CO            DENVER,CO
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INITIATED FLIGHT IN ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              26
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          270                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- WX EXCEEDED ACFT CAPABILITY TO MAINTAIN FLT.HIT MTN 10530FT MSL.RECOVERY DATE 12/5/78.

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