NTSB Identification: DEN83LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22051.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 27, 1983 in EMERADO, ND
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N704HP
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.

THE ACFT MADE A FORCED LANDING DUE TO WEATHER WHICH INCLUDED ICING AND LOW CEILINGS. ACCORDING TO THE PLT. THE ACFT WOULD NO LONGER HOLD LEVEL FLT DUE TO ICING AND AFTER THE ACFT BROKE OUT AT 300-350 FT AGL HE LANDED AND THE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLT HAD RECEIVED TWO WEATHER BRIEFINGS. THE FIRST INDICATED VFR FLT NOT RECOMMENDED. THE FLT WAS DELAYED AND AFTER A LATER BRIEFING WHICH SHOWED SOME IMPROVED WEATHER BUT STILL MARGINAL IN SOME AREAS THE PLT DECIDED TO GO.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WING..ICE


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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