NTSB Identification: FTW85LA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27021.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, December 14, 1984 in ODESSA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 340, registration: N69477
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.

AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL PILOT ENCOUNTERED FORECAST ICING CONDITIONS ON APPROACH THAT OBSCURRED FORWARD VISIBILITY. ON GO-AROUND, ANTI-ICING EQUIPMENT CLEARED SMALL AREA OF WINDSHIELD, PILOT DECIDED TO LAND. HE FAILED TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED TO COMPENSATE FOR ICE ON WINGS & STALLED IN THE LANDING FLARE FROM AND ALT OF APRX 15' AGL. THE HARD LANDING RESULTED IN STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

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

WING..ICE

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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