NTSB Identification: MKC84LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23602.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 24, 1984 in AMES, IA
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU 2B-20, registration: N123AX
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 ACFT LANDED IN A CROSSWIND ON A SNOW AND ICE COVERED RWY. DURING LANDING, DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK. THE PLT STATED HE ATTEMPTED TO USE PROPELLER REVERSING FOR BRAKING AND THE ACFT STARTED TO SLIDE TO THE LEFT.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..IMPROPER..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

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..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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