NTSB Identification: NYC70AN086
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of PILGRIM AVIATI
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-6, registration: N124PM

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0001  70/2/10  NR.WATERFORD,CONN     DEHAVILLAND DHC-6   CR-  2  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 44, 6335
        TIME - 1837                    N124PM              PX-  3  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 2180 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GROTON,CONN                 JAMAICA,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: INITIAL APPROACH
           DITCHING                                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL EXHAUSTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-2 ENGINES
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- DITCHED IN LONG ISLAND SOUND.ACFT SANK.2 PAK BODIES RECOVERED.OTHER OCCUPANTS PRESUMED FATAL.

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