NTSB Identification: LAX84LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23587.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 04, 1984 in LA VERNE, CA
Aircraft: BEECH BE-24, registration: N60031
Injuries: 2 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 COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RWY DURING AN ILS APPROACH. THE PLT SAID HE TOOK HIS EYES OFF THE PANEL TO LOOK OUTSIDE AND GOT OFF THE GLIDE SLOPE. THE PLT ALSO SAID THE WEATHER WAS BELOW APPROACH MINIMUMS. THE ILS WAS CHECKED BY FAA AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND WAS FOUND TO BE WITHIN TOLERANCE.

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

IFR PROCEDURE..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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