NTSB Identification: CHI91DEP01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42304.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 04, 1990 in NEW LONDON, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: DEAN BARTEL AVID FLYER STOL, registration: N287AF
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE AMATEUR BUILT AIRCRAFT ON A SHORT RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT TOUCH DOWN AT THE INTENDED TOUCHDOWN POINT AND THE PILOT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO CLEAR TREES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN MORE FAMILIAR WITH THE AIRCRAFT AND SHOULD HAVE PRACTICED MORE LANDINGS ON LONGER RUNWAYS.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO OBTAIN A PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT AND HIS DELAY IN INITIATING A GO-AROUND.

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