NTSB Identification: CHI74AC058
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of EXECUTIVE AVIA
Aircraft: CESSNA 310P, registration: N5915M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0531  74/1/11    FORT WAYNE,IND      CESSNA 310P         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0017                    N5915M              PX-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO            AGE 19, 1984 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            150 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BAER FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          FORT WAYNE,IND              RETURN                       CHICAGO,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: SNOWBANK                                  LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-WINDSHIELD
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - OPERATIONAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL: INADEQUATE FLIGHT TRAINING-PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - NOT ALIGNED WITH RUNWAY/INTENDED LANDING AREA
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           23                                                       40
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- ACFT HIT SNOWBANK ON LEFT SIDE OF RWY.NO W/S DEICER EQUIPMENT.SOME RWY LTS COVERED BY SNOW.

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