NTSB Identification: DCA73A0002
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of METRO AIR SYST
Aircraft: BEECH G18S, registration: N2700S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3312  72/11/17   ELKTON,KY           BEECH G18S          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 2320                    N2700S              PX- 10  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            56, 22145 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            476 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOPKINSVILLE,KY             LEXINGTON,KY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY LOADED AIRCRAFT-WEIGHT-AND/OR C.G.
        FACTOR(S)
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: FAILURE TO PROVIDE ADEQ.DIRECTIVES,MANUAL,EQUIPMENT
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    2800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          4 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      37
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           20                                                       4
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- APRX 798LBS OVR GWT,C.G.WAS 2.72IN AFT REAR LMT.AIRMET-OCNL MDT MXD ICGICIP ABV FRZLVL.

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