NTSB Identification: CHI75DEM23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH A23-19, registration: N20TD

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1664  75/1/10    TRAVERSE CITY,MI    BEECH A23-19        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 44, 425
        TIME - 1806                    N20TD               PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 333 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CHERRY CAPITAL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          BOYNE FALLS,MI              FORT WAYNE,IN                TRAVERSE CITY,MI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ALTIMETER SETTING-INCORRECT
           WEATHER - FOG
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  600
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       46
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          180                                                       12
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- HIT TALL TREES ABT 3 MI E OF ARPT,LOC APCH.PLT RPTD DIFFICULTY SETTING DG DUE TURBC.

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