NTSB Identification: ATL89LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37648.
Accident occurred Friday, October 07, 1988 in LEXINGTON, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N736EK
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 26 A CROSSWIND SHIFTED TO A TAILWIND. THE PLT RPRTD A FULL FLAP/CARB HEAT TOUCHDOWN WAS MADE DESPITE 14 KNOTS AIRSPEED. INSUFFICIENT RWY REMAINED AND FULL THROTTLE WAS APPLIED FOR GO-AROUND. FLAPS AND CARB HEAT WERE NOT REPOSITIONED. AFTER 3-5 SECS ENGINE HAD NOT RESPONDED. THROTTLE WAS CLOSED AND AIRCRAFT SKIDDED OFF RWY OVERRUN. ENGINE TESTS CONFIRMED AVG 4 SECOND HESITATION TO FULL THROTTLE RESPONSE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND



Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED(VREF)..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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