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Aviation Accident


NTSB Identification: DCA66A0006
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINES CORP
Aircraft: LOCKHEED L-188C, registration: N183H
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0001  66/4/22    ARDMORE,OKLA        LOCKHEED L-188C     CR-  5  0  0  MILITARY CTR PASSG DOM    AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2030                    N183H               PX- 78 15  0                            59, 16247 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1247 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ARDMORE MUNICIPAL
        OPERATOR - AMERICAN FLYERS AIRLINE CORP.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INCAPACITATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT SUFFERED HEART ATTACK
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - LOW CEILING
           WEATHER - RAIN
           WEATHER - FOG
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OBSCURATION                                               200
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          1/2 MILE OR LESS                                         RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          FOG                                                      IFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- MILITARY WX BRIEFED.ACFT STRUCK HILL ON VISUAL,CIRCLING APPROACH UNDER INSTRUMENT FLIGHT CONDITION
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