NTSB Identification: DCA69A0015
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC3A, registration: N142D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1280  69/3/20    NEW ORLEANS,LA      DOUGLAS DC3A        CR-  3  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0655                    N142D               PX- 13  6  5  CTR PASSG-I               50, 15300 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1600 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MOISANT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MEMPHIS,TENN                NEW ORLEANS,LA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: MISSED APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUNDERSTANDING OF ORDERS OR INSTRUCTIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DELAYED IN INITIATING GO-AROUND
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CREW COORDINATION-POOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
        FACTOR(S)
          MISC-CONTROLLING REGULATIONS NOT CLEAR.
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          FOG                                                      CALM
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           53                                                      BELOW MINIMUMS
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- DSCNDED BLO APCH MINIMA.MISUNDERSTOOD APCH CTLER

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