NTSB Identification: DCA71AZ008
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3C, registration: N7

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0001   71/1/4    NEW YORK,NY         DOUGLAS DC-3C       CR-  0  2  0  MISCELLANEOUS             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1832                    N7                  PX-  0  0  0  OTHER PUBLIC              47, 9711 TOTAL HOURS, 112
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAGUARDIA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          PITTSBURGH,PA               NEW YORK,NY                  JOHNSTOWN,PA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF FLIGHT
           COPILOT - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                       60
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           11                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- DIDNT RECOGNIZE WIND SHEAR.CP FAILED TO MONITOR ILS APCH OR WARN PLT DUE SELF-INDUCED COMM PROBLEM

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