NTSB Identification: SEA90LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41380.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1990 in PRIEST RIVER, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 340A, registration: N2703U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING AN APPROACH FOR LANDING, THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN AN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED. THE AIRPLANE LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE WINGS PARTIALLY SEPARATED AT THE ROOT AND DRUG ON THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE SLID DOWN THE RUNWAY AND CAME TO REST. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

THE PILOT'S MISJUDGEMENT OF DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE AND HIS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED DURING THE LANDING APPROACH.

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