NTSB Identification: CHI85LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27519.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 20, 1985 in HIBBING, MN
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration: N25654
Injuries: 4 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.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE RT. SIDE OF THE RWY INTO A SNOWBANK AFTER A HARD LNDG. THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS 50 FT ADH & OFF CENTERLINE TO THE LEFT AT THE MIDDLE MARKER DURING THE INSTRUMENT APPROACH. THE PASSG AT THIS TIME SAID HE COULD SE THE RWY OFF TO THE RT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO COMPLETE THE LNDG VISUALLY AND LANDED HARD ABOUT 5 DEGREES OFF RWY HDG. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE RWY INTO A SNOWBANK.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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