Capt. Epps dies - part 3
they getting 107 6 $250. In its conclusions the board sail "This accident was a consider able length of time in the makin, and was fully preventable. "The facts show that operaliona supervision demanding complionc with regulations was complete! lacking and that Capt. Epps dem onslraled disregard for the civi air regulations. "The flight went to and bcyon its point of safe diversion despit exemplary efforts by FAA person net to help. The captain pressed o to complete n mission long afte good judgment called for discon tinuing the flight. "The inevitable conclusion is tha economic factors rather than th basic principles of safe flight wer dominant. 'The board determines that th probable cause of this accident wa the captain's poor judgment in tinuing into known and dangerou icing conditions."