NTSB Identification: DCA70A0005
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of MOHAWK AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD FH227B, registration: N7811M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0026  69/11/19 NR.GLENS FALLS,NY     FAIRCHILD FH227B    CR-  3  0  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2020                    N7811M              PX- 11  0  0                            31, 5167 TOTAL HOURS, 343
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - MOHAWK AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALBANY,NY                   GLENS FALLS,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  2100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      53
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          150                                                       12
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT EXCEEDED CLNC LIMITS,FLEW INTO LEE OF MTN DWNDRFT AT ALT INSUF FOR RECOVERY.WIND 61K AT 3000FT

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