NTSB Identification: DCA64A0008
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of MOHAWK AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: MARTIN 404, registration: N449A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0008   63/7/2    ROCHESTER,NY        MARTIN 404          CR-  2  1  0  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1549                    N449A               PX-  5 29  6                            39, 15970 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            414 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ROCHESTER-MONROE
        OPERATOR - MOHAWK AIRLINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - HAIL
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  3800
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                          RAIN, HAIL
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     100
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           12                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- LOSS OF CONTROL DURING ATTEMPTED T/O INTO SEVERE TSTM.

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