NTSB Identification: MKC74AK049
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of FLIGHT DEVELOP
Aircraft: VOLPAR D18S, registration: N603LS

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0539  74/2/15    TEA,S DAK           VOLPAR D18S         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1500                    N603LS              PX-  0  0  9  AIR TAXI-PASSG            40, 5846 TOTAL HOURS, 227
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SKYHAVEN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FARGO,N DAK                 YANKTON,S DAK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: GOVERNORS
           POWERPLANT - LUBRICATING SYSTEM: LINES,HOSES,FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: GENERATORS/ALTERNATORS
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  700
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       32
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          250                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
        REMARKS- OVERFLEW MORE SUITABLE ARPT.OVERSHOT APCH,OVERRAN RWY.R GEN CB FOUND POPPED.UN TO LOWER GR.

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