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NTSB Identification: FTW75AF051
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3C, registration: N15HC
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0326   75/2/1    HOUSTON,TX          DOUGLAS DC-3C       CR-  2  0  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0257                    N15HC               PX-  3  4  7  CORP/EXEC                 45, 5000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            4100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOUSTON INTERCONT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          TULSA,OK                    HUNTSVILLE,TX                LAWTON,OK
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IFR OPERATION
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - FOG
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - PARTIAL BRIEFING BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE/RADIO, LIMITED BY PILOT ACTION
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  100
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/4 MILE OR LESS                                         DRIZZLE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          FOG                                                       69
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           90                                                       9
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          BELOW MINIMUMS                                           IFR
        REMARKS- HIT 75FT TOWER ABT 2 MI FRM RWY.ATTMPTD COMB NDB & SURV APCH AFTER MISSED ILS APCH BLO MIN COND.
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