NTSB Identification: NYC86LA208.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33366.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 02, 1986 in HARTFORD, CT
Aircraft: BEECH C24R, registration: N6637E
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 BEECH 24R PILOT NOTICED A BUILD-UP OF A SUBSTANCE ON THE WINDSHIELD. HE ALSO EXPERIENCED A PROBLEM CONTROLLING THE PROPELLER. HE SAID UPON LANDING HE COULD NOT JUDGE FORWARD VISIBILITY AND FLARED HIGH (30-40 FT). THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED ONCE. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT. THE FAA FOUND A FAILED FITTING ON THE PROPELLER.

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

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..DIRTY(FOGGY)

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,HUB..LEAK



Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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