NTSB Identification: SEA78FA062
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of COMBS AIRWAYS
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 500B, registration: N6112X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2838   78/9/6    GREAT FALLS,MT      AERO COMDR 500B     CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0251                    N6112X              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      AGE 27, 3166 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        650 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GREAT FALLS INTL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HELENA,MT                   GREAT FALLS,MT
        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 - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST/LOWER SCATTERED                                  2800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       59
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          300                                                       4
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- FAILED TO ESTAB ON APP CS,EXCESS SPEED,EXCESS DESCENT RATE,DESCENDED BELOW MINS.

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