NTSB Identification: FTW85LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27089.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 04, 1984 in LUBBOCK, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA T310R, registration: N4864A
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT ICING CONDITIONS WERE ENCOUNTERED DURING THE ASR APCH. DEICING EQUIPMENT WAS UTILIZED SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE APCH AND WORKED NORMALLY. THE ACFT BROKE OUT AT 400 FT AGL. ICE ACCUMULATION ON THE WINGS RESULTED IN AN EXCESSIVE RATE OF DESCENT CAUSING A HARD LANDING AND LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL ON THE GROUND. THE ACFT COLLIDED OUT OF CONTROL INTO A CONCRETE WALL. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT HE WAS FLYING THE ACFT FROM THE RIGHT SEAT. THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE WINDSHIELD IS NOT DEICED. THEREFORE, THE FORWARD VISIBILITY OF THE PLT WAS IMPAIRED BY AN ACCUMULATION OF ICE. THE LEFT SEAT WAS OCCUPIED BY A RATED PRIVATE PILOT REPORTED TO BE A PASSENGER.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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