NTSB Identification: SEA85LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26095.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, November 30, 1984 in POCATELLO, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N37279
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

THE ACFT HAD DESCENDED TO ABOUT 900 AGL AFTER PASSING THROUGH ICING CONDITIONS WITH A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF ICE. WHEN THE LANDING GEAR WAS LOWERED THE ACFT STARTED YAWING AND THE ACFT ENGINE INSTRUMENTS WERE FLUCUATING. THE PLT THOUGHT THAT THE ENGINES WERE SURGING. THE ACFT WAS LANDED ABOUT 700 FT SHORT OF THE RWY IN SAGEBRUSH WHICH COLLAPSED THE LANDING GEAR. NO REASON FOR THE ENGINE MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND. THE COWL FLAPS WERE CLOSED ON THE RIGHT ENGINE AND OPEN ON THE LEFT ENGINE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

COWL FLAPS..CONFLICTING..PILOT IN COMMAND

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