NTSB Identification: NYC73AN141
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of CHARTER FLIGHT
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N2985Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1899  73/5/11    GREENVILLE,ME       CESSNA 402B         CR-  2  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 51, 4471
        TIME - 1800                    N2985Q              PX-  4  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 290 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GREENVILLE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CONCORD,NH                  GREENVILLE,ME
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          FOG                                                      150
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           6                                                       BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- DSCNDD BLO MDA 2200FT MSL.HIT TREES AT 1400FT MSL.WITNESS RPRTD HILLSIDE IN FOG ABT HALFWAY UP.

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