NTSB Identification: NYC71AN047
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of SATURN AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED GA 382B, registration: N9248R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0028  70/10/10   WRIGHTSTOWN,NJ      LOCKHEED GA 382B    CR-  3  0  0  MILITARY CTR CARGO DOM    AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2130                    N9248R              PX-  0  0  0                            55, 16586 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            11735 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MCGUIRE AF BASE
        OPERATOR - SATURN AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          WRIGHT PATTERSN,OHIO        DOVER,DEL                    WRIGHTSTOWN,NJ
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          PARTIAL OBSCURATION                                       10000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       61
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           70                                                       2
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CREW ALT DISORIENTED BY LITE GLARE,FOG DURG TRANSITION FROM INST TO VISUAL FLITE.HIT 5470 FT SHORT

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