NTSB Identification: SEA90FA167.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42509.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 26, 1990 in NEWMAN LAKE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150-L, registration: N7019G
Injuries: 2 Fatal.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND AT AN UNLIGHTED PRIVATE AIRSTRIP AT NIGHT AND OVERSHOT THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT IMPACTED AN 80 FT. TALL TREE 240 FT OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY DURING GO-AROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S POOR JUDGEMENT IN ATTEMPTING TO LAND AT AN UNLIGHTED AIRSTRIP AT NIGHT AND HIS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CLEARANCE FROM TERRAIN DURING A GO AROUND.
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