NTSB Identification: LAX84LA200.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24425.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 09, 1984 in LK HAVASU CITY, AZ
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N771WN
Injuries: 3 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 PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A FLOCK OF 'LARGE WATER BIRDS' ON SHORT FINAL. WHILE ABRUPTLY MANEUVERING THE ACFT TO AVOID THE BIRDS, THE ACFT IMPACTED HARD ON THE RWY. THE PLT ALSO STATED THAT HIS LANDING WAS DIRECTLY INTO THE CLEAR SETTING SUN.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BIRD(S)



Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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