NTSB Identification: LAX85LA367B
Accident occurred Sunday, August 25, 1985 in GLENDALE, CA
Aircraft: BEECH V35B, registration: N40RD
Injuries: 6 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.

AS THE ACFT APPROACHED ITS HOME ARPT, ON A WESTERLY HEADING AND LOOKING INTO THE SUN, THE PLT BEGAN THE DESCENT. THE ACFT'S LEFT WING SEVERED THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER AND ELEVATOR FROM AN APPROACHING ACFT. THE PLT CONTINUED HIS APPROACH AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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:

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE

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