- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 10, 1991
Time: 16:42
Location: Near Las Vegas, Nevada
Operator: Las Vegas Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Grand Canyon, AZ - Las Vegas, NV
AC Type: Piper PA-31-350 Navajo
Registration: N350MR
cn / ln: 31-7652100
Aboard: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft encountered low ceiling and rain showers and was not certified for IFR flight. Instead of going to a alternate airport the pilot continued VFR flight and impacted the side of a mountain. The pilot-in-command's poor inflight decision by not electing to proceed to an alternate airport and to continue to the flight under visual flight rules into instrument meteorological conditions. The low ceilings and visibilities across the flight route and the mountainous terrain were factors in the accident.
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