NTSB Identification: CHI87LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33294.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 13, 1986 in MCGRATH, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N9198D
Injuries: 1 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.

AFTER DESCENDING TO MAINTAIN VFR AND ACCUMULATING CLEAR ICE ON BOTH THE STRUCTURE AND WINDSCREEN, THE PLT DECIDED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING. DURING LANDING IN AN OPEN AREA, THE LEFT WING STRUCK TWO APPLE TREES AND THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE AGAIN. AFTER THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT CONTACTED A TRACTOR SCOOP AND SLID TO A STOP WITHIN 'INCHES' OF A FARM BUILDING. THE PLT HAD RECEIVED A COMPLETE FSS WEATHER BRIEFING PRIOR TO DEPARTING GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA.

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

WING..ICE

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING



Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..ICE

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