NTSB Identification: NYC75AN024
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GRISWOLD AIR S
Aircraft: BEECH F35, registration: N5065B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3086  74/8/26    MADISON,CONN        BEECH F35           CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 6871
        TIME - 1206                    N5065B              PX-  1  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 2500 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRISWOLD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MADISON,CONN                RETURN                       BRIDGEPORT,CONN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                      90
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- COMPANY FLT PLAN.ACFT OBSVD BEING PUSHED ABOUT BY THE WIND.WIND GUSTING 30K.

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