NTSB Identification: DEN86FA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30690.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 29, 1985 in WEST VALLEY, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N2082S
Injuries: 6 Fatal.

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.

DURING APCH TO RWY 34L, THE RT HORIZONTAL STAB, ELEVATORS AND WINGS SEPARATED IN-FLT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE PLT WAS NOT INSTR CURRENT. NTAP DATA REVEALED N2082S AT AN ALT OF 7,400 FT AND 203 KTS GRND SPEED AT OUTER MARKER. THE MCA AT THE MARKER IS 6,100 FEET. WITNESSES SAW ACFT BREAKUP JUST BELOW LOW CLOUD CEILING. EXAM OF WRECKAGE REVEALED HORIZONTAL STAB FAILURE WAS A RESULT OF EXCESSIVE SPEED AND PLT INDUCED AERODYNAMIC OVERLOAD.

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IFR PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELEVATOR..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT INSTRUMENT TIME..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PULL-UP..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

HORIZONTAL STABILIZER ATTACHMENT..FAILURE,TOTAL



Contributing Factors

HORIZONTAL STABILIZER SURFACE..SEPARATION



Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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