NTSB Identification: CHI96LA070.
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Accident occurred Friday, December 29, 1995 in MINOCQUA, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/20/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N68300
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE DESCENDING AND BEING VECTORED ON THE LOCALIZER APPROACH, THE AIRPLANE ACCUMULATED MIXED BUT MOSTLY CLEAR ICE. HE EXECUTED A MISSED APPROACH, SUBJECTING THE AIRPLANE TO 'EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO ICE CONDITIONS.' ON HIS NEXT APPROACH, THE PILOT STATED THAT HE EXPERIENCED 'DETERIORATION OF PERFORMANCE RESULTING IN A NEAR GROUND STALL AND HARD LANDING.'

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed during the landing. The weather and ice accumulation on the airplane were factors.

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