NTSB Identification: FTW75AF029
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of ALTUS FLY SRV*
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N979L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3489  74/10/24   BLAIR,OKLA          PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 41, 3080
        TIME - 1930                    N979L               PX-  2  0  1  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 103 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          DALLAS,TEX                  ALTUS,OKLA                   LAWTON,OKLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - TRAFFIC CONTROL PERSONNEL: OTHER
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       53
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           80                                                       3
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- TRAFFIC CONTROL FAILED TO PROVIDE RADAR VECTORING AS REQUESTED. PLT DSCND BLO MDA.

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