NTSB Identification: SEA82DA038
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 16, 1982 in IDAHO FALLS, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/16/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 340, registration: N340RA
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING AN ILS APPROACH, HE BROKE OUT AT ABOUT 500 FT AGL. HE STATED THAT HE DID NOT PROPERLY ARREST THE SINK RATE AND STRUCK THE RUNWAY. HE ALSO STATED THAT THERE PROBABLY WAS SOME ICE UNDER THE WINGS THAT HAD ACCUMULATED DURING CLIMB-OUT OR DURING A MISSED APPROACH THAT WAS MADE ON A PREVIOUS APPROACH. THE TEMPERATURE AT IDAHO FALLS WAS 33 DEGREES.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

WING..ICE

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