NTSB Identification: DEN86LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30655.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 30, 1985 in BEULAH, ND
Aircraft: STINSON 108-1, registration: N8143K
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.

DURING A LANDING AT DUSK ON A SNOW COVERED RWY, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED DEEP SNOW AND NOSED OVER ONTO ITS BACK. THE PLT STATED THAT AFTER TOUCHDOWN, HE REALIZED THAT THERE WAS APRX ONE FT OF SNOW ON THE RWY AND WAS UNABLE TO MAKE A GO-AROUND.

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:

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK

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