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Safety Recommendation Details

Safety Recommendation A-76-018
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Synopsis: ON JANUARY 12, 1975, N100KC, A CESSNA 411A, CRASHED NEAR WISE, VIRGINIA, WHILE OPERATING ON AN INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES (IFR) FLIGHTPLAN FROM SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, EN ROUTE TO PONTIAC, MICHIGAN. ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT WERE THE PILOT, HIS WIFE AND FIVE CHILDREN. ALL RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES IN THE CRASH WHICH OCCURRED WHEN THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN DURING NIGHT INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (IMC) IN AN AREA WHERE FREEZING RAIN GENERALLY PREVAILED.
Recommendation: MODIFY ITS ATC HANDBOOK TO REQUIRE THE CONTROLLER TO SEEK FURTHER INFORMATION FROM ANY PILOT WHO IS UNABLE TO EXECUTE AN ATC CLEARANCE DURING ADVERSE CONDITIONS.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Unacceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: Wise, VA, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: IAD75AI042
Accident Reports: Jatkoe Cessna 411A, N100KC
Report #: AAR-76-05
Accident Date: 1/12/1975
Issue Date: 1/12/1975
Date Closed: 3/10/1977
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: FAA (Closed - Unacceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: FAA
Date: 6/27/1977
Response: This is to inform you that ntsb, by formal board action, has closed out the following safety recommendation: a-76-18, dated 4-21-76, criteria - closed-- unacceptable action.

From: FAA
To: NTSB
Date: 7/22/1976
Response: WE CONSIDER THE ATC HANDBOOK COMPLETELY SATISFACTORY.