NTSB Identification: NYC72AN139
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH 95-E55, registration: N793Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0697   72/5/3    GROTON,CONN         BEECH 95-E55        CR-  1  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 60, 1430
        TIME - 1235                    N793Q               PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 325 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TRUMBULL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          TETERBORO,NJ                WESTERLY,RI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SPATIAL DISORIENTATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  300
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      200
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- MISSED APCH AT NEARBY ABPT.ATTEMPTED VOR APCH IN KNOWN BLO MINIMUM COND.DESCENDED BLO MDA.LOST CTL

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