NTSB Identification: CHI63A0156
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of OZARK AIR LINES INC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N143D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0026  63/3/18    PEORIA,ILL          DOUGLAS DC-3        CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2338                    N143D               PX-  0  0 12                            40, 7955 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            5079 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRTR PEORIA
        OPERATOR - OZARK AIR LINES,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - TURBULENCE, ASSOCIATED W/CLOUDS AND/OR THUNDERSTORMS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - COMPANY DISPATCH
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  400
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          2 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- DESCENDED BELOW OBSTRUCTING TERRAIN. ACFT CONTINUED FLT,LANDED AT OHARE FLD. DAMAGED LEFT WING.

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