NTSB Identification: CHI84FA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25724.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 28, 1984 in WHEELING, IL
Aircraft: Beech A36, registration: N24187
Injuries: 1 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.

A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED ABOUT MIDFIELD AT WHAT ONE WITNESS ESTIMATED AS 6 IN ABOVE THE RWY. THE ACFT WAS BETWEEN 20 AND 50 FT ABOVE THE TREES WHEN IT ROLLED INTO A STEEP RIGHT ANGLE OF BANK WITH THE NOSE DROPPING SIMULTANEOUSLY. POST CRASH FIRE DESTROYED THE WRECKAGE. ON THE MORNING OF THE ACCIDENT THE PILOT OBTAINED A WX BRIEFING WARNING OF OCCASIONAL SEVERE TURBULENCE BELOW 10,000 AS WELL AS MODERATE ICING IN CLOUDS AS INDICATED BY SIGMET CHARLIE 7. AT IMPACT THE GEAR WERE IN TRANSIT AND THE FLAPS WERE PARTIALLY EXTENDED. WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE FROM 040 DEGREES AT 20 KTS GUSTING TO 40 KTS.

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT BRIEFING SERVICE..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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