NTSB Identification: CHI95LA209.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 03, 1995 in NEW HAVEN, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 182S, registration: N2423Q
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT SAID HE INITIATED A GO AROUND AFTER REALIZING HE COULD NOT STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY AFTER MAKING A DOWNWIND LANDING. HE SAID HE HAD 20 DEGREES OF FLAPS EXTENDED WHEN HE STARTED THE GO AROUND. AFTER LIFTOFF THE PILOT RETRACTED THE FLAPS AT AN AIRSPEED BETWEEN 55 AND 60 KNOTS INDICATED AIRSPEED. THE AIRPLANE SETTLED INTO BRUSH AT THE RUNWAY'S DEPARTURE END AND SLOWED DOWN, ACCORDING TO THE PILOT. HE SAID HE LEFT FULL POWER IN FOR A SHORT DISTANCE BUT CLOSED THE THROTTLE AFTER HE NOTICED THE AIRPLANE WAS NOT ACCELERATING. THE AIRPLANE CONTINUED THROUGH 5 FOOT HIGH WEEDS, STRIKING 2 FENCE POSTS AND COMING TO A REST IN A DITCH. DURING AN INTERVIEW THE PILOT SAID HE OBSERVED THE WIND SOCK SHOWING RUNWAY 18 WAS THE RUNWAY IN USE. HE SAID HE LANDED ON RUNWAY 36.

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

THE PILOT'S IMPROPER RAISING OF THE FLAPS DURING THE ABORTED LANDING. FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ACCIDENT WERE THE PILOT SELECTING THE WRONG RUNWAY, NOT ATTAINING THE APPROPRIATE TOUCHDOWN POINT ON THE RUNWAY, AND DELAY IN ABORTING THE LANDING.

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