NTSB Identification: SEA87LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33165.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, January 24, 1987 in SPOKANE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182R II, registration: N9322X
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.

PLT ATTEMPTED INSTRUMENT APPROACH IN CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO STRUCTURAL ICING; I.E., FOG, LIGHT SNOW, TEMP 32F. ACFT NOT EQUIPPED FOR DEICE. STRUCTURAL ICE ACCRETION DURING APPROACH AND CLIMB-OUT FOLLOWING MISSED APPROACH DEGRADED ACFT PERFORMANCE SO THAT CLIMB TO ASSIGNED ALT/VFR CONDITIONS NOT POSSIBLE. ACFT CONTINUED TO ACCUMULATE ICE IN IMC, EVENTUALLY FORCING DESCENT TO GROUND CONTACT.

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

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

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE..DETERIORATED

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,LANDING CAPABILITY..DETERIORATED

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WING..ICE

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