NTSB Identification: NYC89LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38684.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 01, 1988 in MAYVILLE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N3112Z
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE ON SHORT FINAL FOR LANDING, THE FLT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE AND BEGAN SETTLING OVER TREES LOCATED NEAR THE END OF THE RUNWAY. IN THE ATTEMPT TO GO AROUND THE PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DECELERATE. THE ACFT DRIFTED 30 DEGREES RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY AND CRASHED INTO TREES APRX ONE-QUARTER MILES RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY.

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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