NTSB Identification: CHI88LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36178.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 23, 1988 in BARRON, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30, registration: N7377V
Injuries: 3 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.

THE PILOT MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND DISTANCE AND TOUCHED DOWN SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A SNOWBANK. PAX STATED THAT THE PILOT CUT PWR ABOUT 200 FT FROM THE RUNWAY; THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO SINK FAST. THE PILOT APPLIED POWER TOO LATE TO PREVENT THE UNDERSHOOT. NO MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES WERE REPORTED.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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