NTSB Identification: FTW70AF046
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of TEXAS INTL AIRLINES INC.
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-9, registration: N1308T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0002  70/1/11    HARLINGEN,TEX       DOUGLAS DC-9        CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0700                    N1308T              PX-  0  0 37                            40, 15715 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            818 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HARLINGEN INDUST
        OPERATOR - TEXAS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          MCALLEN,TEX                 DALLAS,TEX                   HOUSTON,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: DEFICIENCY,COMPANY MAINTAINED EQPMT,SERVICES,REGULATION
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                      UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       48
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          310                                                       6
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- DESCENDED BLO MDA.EXECUTED GO-AROUND.CREW DIDNT REC LATEST WEA.COMPANY FREQ UNAVAIL DUE WORKLOAD.

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