NTSB Identification: CHI86LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30698.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 05, 1986 in GALESBURG, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 340R, registration: N3849G
Injuries: 5 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.

THE PILOT WAS DIVERTING INTO GALESBURG DUE TO BAD WEATHER AT HIS ORIGINAL DESTINATION. FOLLOWING AN ILS APPROACH AT GALESBURG HE SPOTTED THE RUNWAY AT '200 FT PLUS' OFF TO HIS RIGHT. HE THEN 'SIDE-STEPPED' TO THE RIGHT BUT TOUCHED DOWN IN A CRABBED ANGLE. HE THEN ATTEMPTED TO GO AROUND BUT AS HE WAS APPLYING POWER THE AIRCRAFT WAS SETTLING TO THE RUNWAY ON COLLAPSED LANDING GEAR.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION WARNING..INACCURATE..FBO PERSONNEL

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