NTSB Identification: CHI76AC065
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH G-18S, registration: N174YC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1950  76/5/31    WEST CHICAGO,IL.    BEECH G-18S         CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2217                    N174YC              PX-  6  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 31, 920 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            43 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUPAGE COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          INT.FALLS,MN.               WEST CHICAGO,IL.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL                                                    LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT FACILITIES: APPROACH LIGHTING
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT FACILITIES: RUNWAY LIGHTING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - WEATHER SLIGHTLY WORSE THAN FORECAST
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                       60
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           8                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- CIRCLING TO LAND,WX BELOW CIRCLING MINIMUMS.TWR CLOSED,RAIL/REIL TURNED OFF DRG SECOND APCH.

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