NTSB Identification: DEN84FA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24627.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 01, 1984 in DOUGLAS, WY
Aircraft: CESSNA 414A, registration: N414EM
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 Uninjured.

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.

DURING AN APPROACH FOR A DOWNWIND LANDING, THE ACFT STALLED & IMPACTED THE GROUND 192 FT SHORT OF RWY 28. THE PLANE HAD ENCOUNTERED ICING CONDITIONS DURING FLT & ICE WAS STILL ADHERING TO THE ACFT AS THE PLT MADE AN APPROACH FOR LANDING. INSTRUMENT CONDITIONS EXISTED & THE RWY WAS COVERED WITH SNOW. THE PLT STATED THAT HE DID NOT ALLOW FOR THE ICE & WAS TRYING TO TOUCH DOWN ON THE APPROACH END OF THE RWY SO THAT THE ACFT WOULD NOT CONTINUE OF THE DEPARTURE END.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

WING..ICE

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