NTSB Identification: NYC88LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37705.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 06, 1988 in SCHROON LAKE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89431
Injuries: 2 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 LANDING ROLL ON A FROZEN LAKE, THE LEFT LANDING GEAR DUG INTO A SOFT SPOT. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. IN HIS RECOMMENDATION FOR PREVENTION OF THIS ACC, THE PLT SAID 'BY NOT LNDG ON ICE.'

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WEAK ICE

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