NTSB Identification: MIA90LA179.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41914.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 06, 1990 in GENEVA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N61133
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PLT STATED THAT WHILE ON FINAL APCH FOR A FULL STOP LANDING, THE FLT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE. AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING OCCURRED. THE FLT DEPARTED & REENTERED THE PATTERN FOR A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING. THE ACFT AGAIN ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE WHILE ON SHORT FINAL THEN ENTERED AN UNCOMMANDED DESCENT. HE ADDED POWER TO GO- AROUND & THE FLAPS WERE LEFT IN THE 20-25 DEG POSITION. THE ACFT BEGAN TO CLIMB OUT BUT COLLIDED WITH TREES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. HE FURTHER STATED THAT THERE WAS NO ENG FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THEY OBSERVED THE ACFT LAND, ROTATE ABOUT 3/4 DOWN THE 1,800 FT GRASS STRIP, & BEGAN TO CLIMB OUT WITH FULL FLAPS LOWERED.

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

THE PILOTS FAILURE TO RETRACT THE FLAPS TO THE TAKEOFF SETTING DURING A TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING.

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