NTSB Identification: MKC78DA019
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of PENNANT AVIATI
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N5080J

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0013  78/1/12    MUSCATINE,IA        CESSNA 310R         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0830                    N5080J              PX-  0  0  2  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 42, 5298 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1241 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MUSCATINE,MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DES MOINES,IA               MUSCATINE,IA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SNOW ON RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT FACILITIES: RUNWAY LIGHTING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                 UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          NONE                                                     VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LANDED ON SNOW COVERED SOD AREA ADJACENT TO RWY.RWY COVERED WITH SNOW,NO LIGHTS ALONG RWY EDGE.

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