NTSB Identification: MKC74AK028
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of SMB STAGE LINE
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N262AA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3958  73/11/27   MUSCATINE,IOWA      BEECH E18S          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 8305
        TIME - 2200                    N262AA              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 2830 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MUSCATINE MUN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DES MOINES,IOWA             CHICAGO,ILL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: OTHER
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ANTI-ICING/DEICING EQUIPMENT-IMPROPER OPERATION OF/OR FAILED TO USE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ICE-CARBURETOR
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO CARB./INDUCTION SYSTEM ICING
           WEATHER - ICING CONDITIONS-INCLUDES SLEET,FREEZING RAIN,ETC.
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 2 ENGINES
        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                                                  1000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1 MILE OR LESS                                           RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                                      40
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          330                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ARPT MGR HEARD ACFT MAKE 3 LOW PASSES AS THOUGH ATMTG NDB APCH TO RWY 5.HIT ABT 1245FT BFR RWY 12.

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