NTSB Identification: NYC89LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38395.
Accident occurred Monday, December 26, 1988 in WISCASSET, ME
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3736S
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.

THE PLT LOST CONTROL DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND, AND COLLIDED WITH TREES OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT SAID THAT A GUST OF WIND TURNED THE ACFT 45 DEGREES TO THE RUNWAY ON LANDING ROLL, AND DURING THE ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND HE HIT TREE TOPS OFF TO THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND CRASHED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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