NTSB Identification: SEA86FA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32033.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 17, 1986 in STANWOOD, WA
Aircraft: BEECH 23, registration: N2320J
Injuries: 3 Fatal,1 Serious.

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.

ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, THE PLT MADE AN APCH TO RWY 34 WHICH SLOPED DOWNHILL TWD THE NORTH END. RPRTDLY, THE ACFT LANDEDABOUT 1000 FT DOWN THE 1750 FT RWY. ONE WITNESS HEARD THE TIRES SQUEAL AS THE PLT APPLIED BRAKES IN AN ATTEMPT TO STOP. THE PLT THEN APPLIED POWER & INITIATED A GO-AROUND, BUT THE ACFT SUBSEQUENTLY CRASHED IN TREES, WELL TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE. THERE WAS EVIDENCE THE ACFT HAD IMPACTED IN A NOSE LOW, LEFT WING LOW, ATTITUDE. THE PLT HAD RECEIVED HIS PRIVATE PLT LICENSE, JUST 3 WKS PRIOR TO THE ACDNT.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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