NTSB Identification: NYC85LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26619.
Accident occurred Monday, November 05, 1984 in GROTON, CT
Aircraft: BEECH BE-55E, registration: N62561
Injuries: 4 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.

AS THE ACFT BROKE OUT OF THE 300 OVERCAST LAYER THE PLT SAW BIRDS FLYING OFF OF THE RWY THRESHOLD. DUE TO IFR CONDITIONS AND LOW ALTITUDE THE PLT ELECTED NOT TO GO AROUND. THE TOWER ADVISED THE PLT OF THE BIRDS ON 2 MILE FINAL ON THE ILS APCH.

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

OBJECT..BIRD(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG



Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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