NTSB Identification: FTW73AF071
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of SMB STAGE LINE
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N73JB

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1050  73/5/31    TYLER,TEX           BEECH E18S          CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0200                    N73JB               PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      38, 5600 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-CARGO S-D        2600 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - POUNDS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          DALLAS,TEX                  LONGVIEW,TEX                 TYLER,TEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- HIT TREES 32 FT AGL 1 3/4 MI FROM ARPT. PLT HAD LDG LTS ON,GR DOWN.

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