NTSB Identification: MIA71AM071
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of SOUTHERN AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC9-15, registration: N92S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0003  71/2/17    GULFPORT,MISS       DOUGLAS DC9-15      CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0809                    N92S                PX-  0  0  7                            44, 16112 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            1324 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GULFPORT MUN
        OPERATOR - SOUTHERN AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          NEW ORLEANS,LA              MIAMI,FLA                    ORLANDO,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INSTRUMENTS-MISREAD OR FAILED TO READ
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- INADEQUATE MONITORING OF APCH.CAPT PREOCCUPIED WITH PRE-LDG CK.COPLT ATMTD ESTABLISH VISUAL CTC.

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