NTSB Identification: FTW71AF037
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of RIO AIRWAYS *
Aircraft: BEECH 99A, registration: N12RA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0004  71/1/12    KILLEEN,TEX         BEECH 99A           CR-  0  1  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 4200
        TIME - 1820                    N12RA               PX-  0  8  5  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 1000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KILLEEN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DALLAS,TEX                  KILLEEN,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       47
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          360                                                       5
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- PLT KNEW WEA WAS BELOW VOR MINIMUMS FROM ATC AND ANOTHER PLT WHO HAD TO DIVERT TO ALTERNATE ARPT.

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