NTSB Identification: CHI73AC017
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of OZARK AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD FH227B, registration: N4226

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0033  72/8/14    CHICAGO,ILL         FAIRCHILD FH227B    CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1435                    N4226               PX-  0  0 26                            42, 13500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            6010 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - OHARE
        OPERATOR - OZARK AIR LINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHICAGO,ILL                 SPRINGFIELD,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          NONE                                                      92
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          290                                                       13
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- SEVERE GUSTY WINDS IN TSTM ACTIVITY CAUSE STRUCTURAL DMG.

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