NTSB Identification: NYC84LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24385.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 01, 1984 in SIMSBURY, CT
Aircraft: BEECH B19, registration: N18871
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.

DURING AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, A LANDING WAS MADE DURING WHICH CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST AND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK HARD ENOUGH TO SHEAR OFF ONE OF THE MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE OTHER MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED BUT THE NOSE GEAR DID NOT. THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) SAID HE FELT A SEVERE SHIMMY IN THE ACFT, BUT HE DID NOT REMEMBER WHETHER IT STARTED BEFORE OR AFTER THE NOSEWHEEL TOUCHED DOWN. NO PREEXITING MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


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