NTSB Identification: SEA87LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33250.
Accident occurred Monday, January 12, 1987 in EATONVILLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N1815Y
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 STUDENT PLT WAS ON APPROACH TO HOME FIELD AFTER A X-C FLIGHT. DURING FINAL, THE PILOT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND A DOWNDRAFT. THE ACFT STALLED INTO TREES ALONG SIDE THE RUNWAY. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE FLAPS WERE SET AT 40 DEGREES AND CARBURETOR HEAT WAS FULL ON.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT MANUALS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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