NTSB Identification: NYC91DHA02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46316.
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1991 in MANVILLE, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/22/1993
Aircraft: Vans Aircraft RV-4, registration: N222KM
Injuries: 1 Minor.

THE PILOT LANDED HIS HOMEBUILT AIRPLANE ON RUNWAY 25. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, HE FELT HE 'WAS NOT TOTALLY LINED UP' ON THE RUNWAY, SO HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE AIRPLANE DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AT APPROXIMATELY THE HALFWAY POINT, BECAME AIRBORNE, AND FAILED TO CLEAR A MOUND OF DIRT WHICH WAS ABOUT 15 FEET HIGH AND LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 125 FEET AWAY. IT NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED ON THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOUND.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE AFTER AN ABORTED LANDING, WHICH RESULTED IN THE AIRPLANE COLLIDING WITH A MOUND OF DIRT OFF THE RUNWAY.

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