NTSB Identification: NYC92LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47049.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 01, 1992 in EAST LIVERPOOL, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N53852
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 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 PILOT WAS LANDING WHEN A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE AIRPLANE TO DROP TO THE RUNWAY FROM 10 FEET. THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR AND WAS POINTED TOWARD SOME TREES ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT APPLIED POWER AND INITIATED A GO-AROUND. HE SAID HE TURNED RIGHT, HOWEVER THE AIRPLANE CONTINUED TO DRIFT LEFT AND STRUCK THE TREES 60 FEET LEFT OF THE RUNWAY, AT A HEIGHT OF 30 TO 40 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: A COLLISION WITH TREES AFTER THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING AN ABORTED LANDING.
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