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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201826
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310R
Registration: N31UV
MSN: 310R1572
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Allentown, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Bangor, ME (BGR)
Destination airport:Philadelphia, PA (PNE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot operated the airplane's deicing boots after ice accumulated on the wings. The right wing's outboard, 3-foot section, did not clear. The pilot diverted to a nearby airport, and completed an ILS approach. He reduced power early in the flare, and the airplane made a hard landing. Personnel on the ground observed about 4 inches of ice on the outboard leading edge of the right wing.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper decision to reduce too much power during the landing flare.



Revision history:

25-Nov-2017 15:59 ASN Update Bot Added

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