NTSB Identification: ATL88FA104.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36155.
Accident occurred Friday, March 04, 1988 in BOW, KY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N2929R
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT HAD RECEIVED TWO WEATHER BRIEFINGS. IN BOTH, HE WAS ADVISED OF FORECAST AND KNOWN ICING CONDITIONS. THE PILOT REPORTED ICE BUILD-UP TO ATC. AFTERWARD HE REQUESTED NO FURTHER ASSISTANCE FROM ATC TO LOCATE A SUITABLE LANDING AREA. WRECKAGE EXAMINATION FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY AIRPLANE PROBLEM. THE WEATHER AT THE DESTINATION AIRPORT WAS VMC WITH TEMPERATURE 37 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT.

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

WING..ICE

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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