NTSB Identification: LAX69A0028
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of CABLE COMMUTE*
Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-6, registration: N7666

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4644  68/11/23   SANTA ANA,CALIF     DEHAVILLAND DHC-6   CR-  2  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1959                    N7666               PX-  7  0  0  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      47, 12276 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        234 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ORANGE COUNTY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                              UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3/4 MILE OR LESS                                         NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       59
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          200                                                       6
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR                                                      IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- HIT 30 FT STEEL LIGHT POLE.APRXLY 1.8 MI FROM APCH END OF RNWY.

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