NTSB Identification: ATL85FA089.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28624.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR operation of BO-S-AIRE AIRLINES, INC. (D.B.A. BO - S AIRE AIRLINES,INC. )
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 05, 1985 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC-3, registration: N28BA
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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.

THE PLT ATTEMPTED AN INSRUMENT DEPARTURE FROM CHARLOTTE, NC, WITHOUT DEICING THE ACFT WHICH WITNESSES STATED, HAD ICE ON THE AIRFRAME. DURING CLIMBOUT, THE PLT WAS NOT ABLE TO MAINTAIN ELEVATOR CONTROL SO HE RETURNED TO LAND AT CHARLOTTE.DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. THE WINDSHIELDS WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN COVERED WITH ICE AND VISUAL LOOKOUT WAS DIFFICULT.

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT CONTROL,ELEVATOR SURFACE..ICE


Contributing Factors

WING,SKIN..ICE


Contributing Factors

WINDOW..ICE



Contributing Factors

WING..ICE


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT CONTROL,ELEVATOR ATTACHMENT..ICE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS

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