Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2000 Issue

March 9, Pontiac, Mich. / Beech Bonanza

At 19:53 EST, a Beech A36 undershot the landing on runway 27 at the Oakland International Airport. Neither occupant was injured. The pilot made an instrument approach and said he broke out of the cloud layer at 600 feet agl. The airplane touched down a quarter-mile short of the runway in a soft, rough, grassy area. An inspector who arrived on scene 2.5 hours after the accident said there was about two inches of ice on the airplane....

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