NTSB Identification: MKC86LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29299.
Accident occurred Monday, December 30, 1985 in DUBUQUE, IA
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N67248
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 AIRCRAFT LANDED ON RUNWAY 13 BECAUSE THE N-S RUNWAY WAS COVERED WITH ICE. THE WIND WAS FROM 220 DEGREES AT 16, GUSTS TO 24 KNOTS. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED TWICE DURING THE LANDING AND DRIFTED LEFT. THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED SNOW ALONG THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, CONTINUED OFF THE LEFT SIDE AND HIT A SNOWBANK. ACCORDING TO THE HANDBOOK FOR THE BEECH C23 THE DEMONSTRATED CROSSWIND COMPONENT IS 17 KNOTS.

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..EXCEEDED..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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