NTSB Identification: CHI90LA222.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41673.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 07, 1990 in GRUNDY CENTER, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1992
Aircraft: NAAMAN HAREN KITFOX 1, registration: N790WC
Injuries: 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 PVT PILOT OF THE HOMEBUILT ACFT SAID THAT HE HAD TOO MUCH AIRSPEED ON FINAL APPROACH AND DECIDED TO MAKE A GO-AROUND. HE SAID THAT HE MADE A LATE DECISION AND WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR OBSTACLES AT THE END OF THE PRIVATE STRIP. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A GATE, THEN CAREENED INTO A CORN FIELD. THE LEFT LANDING GEAR AND WING SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: GO-AROUND DELAYED BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND.
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