NTSB Identification: NYC86LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29881.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 26, 1985 in WORCESTER, MA
Aircraft: ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES WW-24, registration: N4WG
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, THE FLIGHT WAS NORMAL, UPON TOUCHDOWN THE REVERSERS WERE DEPLOYED, PILOT HAD INFORMATION THAT BRAKING ACTION WAS POOR AND RWY WAS ICY BUT HAD BEEN SANDED, PILOT LANDED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY CENTERLINE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO DRIFT FURTHER TO THE LEFT. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR LEFT THE RWY CAUSING THE ACFT TO BE PULLED OFF THE RWY, ACFT DEPARTED RWY IN TOTAL, COMING TO REST APPROX. 3000' FROM THE TOUCHDOWN POINT. PILOT STATED THAT DURING DESCENT HE & THE COPILOT WERE LATE IN THE APPLICATION OF ALL THE AIRCRAFT'S ANTIICING DEVICES, AND AIRCRAFTS WINDSHIELD ICED OVER WHICH LIMITED ALL BUT A SMALL AMOUNT OF VISIBILITY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE CERTIFICATION/APPROVAL,AIRMAN..COMPANY/OPERATOR MGMT

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY

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