NTSB Identification: NYC92DNC01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45404.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 13, 1991 in HARTFORD, VT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1993
Aircraft: DENNEY AIRCRAFT BEHN KIT FOX III, registration: N898KG
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
THE PILOT MISREAD THE TERRAIN AND INITIATED AN APPROACH TO RISING TERRAIN. HE MADE A GO AROUND AND WAS UNABLE TO LOWER THE NOSE ENOUGH TO ACCELERATE. DURING THE GO AROUND, THE AIRPLANE ENTERED A STALL/SPIN. IN ADDITION, THE WINDS WERE GUSTY AND THE AIRPLANE WAS FLYING THROUGH TURBULENT AIR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: AN INADVERTENT STALL/SPIN. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE AN IMPROPERLY PLANNED APPROACH BY THE PILOT, THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO ATTAIN AND MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED, RISING TERRAIN, AND TURBULENT AIR CONDITIONS.
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