NTSB Identification: CHI85LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26952.
Accident occurred Friday, November 23, 1984 in LAGRANGE, IN
Aircraft: BEECH E35, registration: N3301C
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT WAS LANDING IN GUSTY, CROSSWIND CONDITIONS. ON LATE FINAL, A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE LEFT WING TO DROP AND STRIKE THE TOP OF AN 80 FT TREE. ACFT TOUCHED DOWN NOSE LOW, COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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