NTSB Identification: CHI72FEM66
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH C-45, registration: N6126

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1459  72/4/13    GRAND RAPIDS,MICH   BEECH C-45          CR-  0  0  2  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 3100
        TIME - 0311                    N6126               PX-  0  0  0  FERRY                     TOTAL HOURS, 850 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KENT COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GRAND RAPIDS,MICH           TRAVERSE CITY,MICH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           46                                                       80
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           7                                                       IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- LOW ON FUEL HAD MADE 2 MISSED APCHS.TD WAS ABT 4600FT DOWN 7600FT RWY.NO BRAKE MALFUNCTION FOUND.

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