NTSB Identification: DEN87FA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33335.
Accident occurred Friday, February 20, 1987 in WEST FARGO, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N9499Y
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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 ACFT WAS OBSERVED FLYING LOW AND SLOW ON FINAL APPROACH TO WEST FARGO ARPT. THE ACFT CONTINUED FLT TO THE GROUND, HIT HARD, BOUNCED AND THEN FLEW CLOSE TO THE GROUND IN A LARGE SWEEPING ARC UNTIL THE LEFT WING TIP TOUCHED THE GROUND. THE ACFT SUBSEQUENTLY HIT A ROAD EMBANKMENT AND CAME TO REST IN A FARMERS FIELD A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY. ICE WAS FOUND ON THE ACFT AND GROUND NEAR THE ACFT APRX 1/2 HOUR AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

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

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

WING..ICE

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