NTSB Identification: CHI90LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42716.
Accident occurred Friday, June 22, 1990 in KELLEYS ISLAND, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J/201, registration: N1172G
Injuries: 4 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 ACCIDENT AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH TREES AND TERRAIN WHILE ATTEMPTING A GO-AROUND. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, HE WAS EXPERIENCING WIND GUSTS ON FINAL APPROACH. JUST AS THE AIRPLANE WAS ABOUT TO TOUCH DOWN HE SAID THE AIRPLANE WAS LIFTED BACK INTO THE AIR. HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND AND THE LEFT WING STRUCK A TREE AND THE AIRPLANE CRASHED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM OBJECTS DURING A GO-AROUND. FACTOR WAS UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS.
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