NTSB Identification: CHI89LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40021.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 10, 1989 in CEDAR, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/29/1991
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N151C
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING THE GO-AROUND ATTEMPT FOLLOWING A BALKED LANDING THE AIRPLANE FAILED TO CLEAR THE EMBANKMENT LOCATED ON THE DEPARTURE END OF THE 2,100 FOOT SOD RUNWAY. THE MAIN LANDING GEAR FAILED AS IT STRUCK THE EMBANKMENT AND THE AIRPLANE SKIPPED ACROSS A ROAD AND SKIDDED TO A STOP IN A FIELD.

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

PILOT IN COMMAND ATTEMPTING TO LAND WITH TOO HIGH AN AISPEED AND WITH INSUFFICIENT RUNWAY REMAINING TO ALLOW EITHER A GO AROUND OR THE ABILITY TO BRING THE AIRPLANE TO A STOP IN THE SPACE REMAINING.

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