NTSB Identification: DEN66A0038
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3A, registration: N485

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-1013  65/11/27 NR.SALT LAKE CITY UT  DOUGLAS DC-3A       CR-  4  0  0  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 0715                    N485                PX-  9  0  0  CTR PASSG-D               45, 12361 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1443 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
          PILOT-POSITION DISORIENTATION RELATIVE TO TRACK
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - SNOW
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          ZERO                                                     SNOW
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          BLOWING SNOW                                              32
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           30                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- FLIGHT TRACK ABOUT 1 MILE EAST OF PASS THRU MTS.

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