NTSB Identification: MIA89LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38077.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 22, 1988 in CLEARWATER, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5160F
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN GIVEN A SHORT APPROACH FOR RUNWAY 4, WHEN THE TOWER TOLD HIM TO GO AROUND. HE ADDED POWER, RETRACTED THE FLAPS, AND MADE A SHARP RIGHT TURN. THE ACFT STALLED AND CRASHED INTO AN OFFICE BUILDING APRX 1 MILE FROM THE AIRPORT.

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

MANEUVER..ABRUPT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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