NTSB Identification: CHI69F0380
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of DESOTO AIRLIN*
Aircraft: AERO COMDR 500-A, registration: N9381R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4509  68/11/27   PADUCAH,KY          AERO COMDR 500-A    CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 1190
        TIME - 1802                    N9381R              PX-  0  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      TOTAL HOURS, 300 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BARKLEY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY RADIO
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       52
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           50                                                       8
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- CONTINUED INST APPCH BELOW LNDG MINIMUMS.

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