NTSB Identification: NYC87LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33053.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 14, 1986 in BEVERLY, MA
Aircraft: BEECH E-90, registration: N195B
Injuries: 8 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 KING AIR E-90 WAS OBSERVED TO BREAK OUT OF THE CLOUDS IN A STEEP DESCENT, LAND LONG AND RUN OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE 4637 FT RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AND THE CREW OF 2 AND 6 PASSENGERS RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE TOUCHDOWN POINT WAS ESTIMATED BY SEVERAL WITNESSES TO BE APPROX. 3400 FT FROM THE APPROACH END LEAVING 1200 FT OF RUNWAY TO STOP THE AIRCRAFT. THERE WAS NO RECORD OF ANY LANDING CLEARANCE ISSUED BY THE CONTROL TOWER AND NO RECORD OF THE PILOT REPORTING THE FINAL APPROACH FIX INBOUND TO THE CONTROL TOWER AS INSTRUCTED. THE VISIBILITY MINIMUMS FOR THE NON-PRECISION LOCALIZER APPROACH ARE 1 MILE. THE MINIMUM DESCENT ALTITUDE FOR THE APPROACH WAS 492 FT ABOVE THE AIRPORT ELEVATION. THE LAST WEATHER THAT THE PILOT WAS ISSUED WAS INDEFINITE CEILING 100 FT SKY OBSCURED, VISIBILITY 3/4 MILE WITH RAIN AND FOG. A SPECIAL WEATHER OBSERVATION AFTER THE ACCIDENT SHOWED THE ONLY CHANGE TO THE WEATHER WAS AN INCREASE IN VISIBILTIY TO 1 MILE.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ATC CLEARANCE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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