NTSB Identification: MKC70A0033
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ALON A-2A, registration: N5646F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3578  69/12/15   CLEAR LAKE,IOWA     ALON A-2A           CR-  2  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N5646F              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  AGE 28, 860 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            59 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MASON CITY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MASON CITY,IOWA             FT.DODGE,IOWA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - WEATHER PERSONNEL: INCORRECT WEATHER FORECAST
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER CONSIDERABLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        MISSING AIRCRAFT - LATER RECOVERED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      2
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          330                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- CP BELIEVED TO HAVE LOST CONTROL DURING CLIMBOUT. LOW CLOUD DECK UNFCST. RECOVERY DATE 12/15/69.

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