NTSB Identification: NYC85LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26359.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 27, 1984 in MORRISVILLE, VT
Aircraft: Beech P35, registration: N1DL
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.
PLT NOTED ACCUMULATION OF RIME ICE IN FLT. ON NDB APPROACH, VFR CONDITIONS REACHED ABOUT 7 MILES FROM RUNWAY, IFR FLT PLAN CANCELLED AND STRAIGHT-IN VISUAL APPROACH PERFORMED. CROSSING THRESHOLD AT ABOUT 2O FT AGL, PLT REDUCED THROTTLE AND ACFT IMMEDIATELY WENT INTO STALL BUFFET AND MUSHED TO RUNWAY SURFACE. ALL THREE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED IN OVERLOAD. PLT STATED HE SHOULD HAVE CARRIED APPROACH POWER TO LNDG IN VIEW OF ICE ACCUMULATION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..REDUCED..PILOT IN COMMAND
HABIT INTERFERENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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