NTSB Identification: MKC71AK049
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of SATURN AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: LOCKHEED GA 382B, registration: N14ST

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0020  71/3/18    WICHITA,KANS        LOCKHEED GA 382B    CR-  0  0  3  MILITARY CTR CARGO DOM    AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1103                    N14ST               PX-  0  0  1                            48, 13996 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            557 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MCCONNELL AFBASE
        OPERATOR - SATURN AIRWAYS,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          OKLAHOMA CITY,OKLA          WICHITA,KANS
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: DEFICIENCY,COMPANY MAINTAINED EQPMT,SERVICES,REGULATION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    2500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING DUST                                             LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          250                                                       45
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- LND IN DIRECT L X-WIND GUSTING TO 45K. NEARBY ARPT HAD MORE SUITABLE RWY.OPS FLT MANUAL INADEQUATE

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