NTSB Identification: CHI89LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37775.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 23, 1988 in MILWAUKEE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: BEECH F35, registration: N104TG
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.

WHILE EXECUTING A VOR APPROACH AND CIRCLING TO LAND, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AND A FENCE, THEN IMPACTED ON A ROADWAY SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT HAD OBTAINED A FULL WEATHER BRIEFING PRIOR TO HIS DEPARTURE. THE WEATHER BRIEFING INCLUDED SIGMET GOLF 1 ADVISING OF MODERATE, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE ICING CONDITIONS AND NUMEROUS PILOT REPORTS OF ICING ALONG HIS ROUTE OF FLIGHT. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THEY OBSERVED ICE ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THE WINGS, AND PIECES OF ICE ON THE GROUND AROUND THE AIRCRAFT, AND THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE ACCUMULATED APPROXIMATELY 3/8' ICE DURING THE DESCENT TO THE AIRPORT. THE PILOT ALSO STATED THAT HE ENCOUNTERED WIND GUSTS/WINDSHEAR ON FINAL APPROACH.

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

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

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:

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

HAZARDOUS WEATHER ADVISORY..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS




Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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