NTSB Identification: NYC88LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39197.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 08, 1988 in LYONS, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/1990
Aircraft: Beech A23-24, registration: N7982L
Injuries: 2 Serious,3 Minor.

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 AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING A LANDING GO AROUND AT THE PILOT'S PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. HE STATED THAT HE MISSED THE FIRST APPROACH AND ON THE GO AROUND THE AIRCRAFT STALLED, FAILED TO GAIN ALTITUDE AND CRASHED IN THE FIELD. WITNESSES STATED THE PILOT HAD MADE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO LAND PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THEY ALSO STATED THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND TO THE NORTH WITH WINDS BLOWING FROM A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

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

PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED DURING HIS GO AROUND.

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