NTSB Identification: FTW84LA196.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24806.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 15, 1984 in GUTHRIE, OK
Aircraft: BEECH A23-19, registration: N2385W
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.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH THE ACFT DESCENDED BELOW THE DESIRED GLIDEPATH. WHEN THE PLT ADDED PWR, THE ENGINE DID NOT RESPOND. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD AND SHORT OF THE RWY AFTER WHICH THE LEFT WING CONTACTED A TREE. THE PLT STATED HE DID NOT USE CARB HEAT DURING THE DESCENT OR THE APCH AND LIGHT RAIN WAS FALLING AT THE TIME.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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