NTSB Identification: CHI87LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33908.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 16, 1987 in LANSING, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N97193
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 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 AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND, THE RIGHT WING STRUCK A TREE, THE LEFT WING THEN CONTACTED A BUILDING AND THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED IN A FRESHLY PLOWED FIELD. WITNESSES REPORT THE AIRCRAFT WAS HIGH AND FAST AND DRIFTING TO THE RIGHT OF RUNWAY CENTERLINE. ALSO ACCORDING TO THE WITNESSES, THE PILOT HAD MADE TWO OR THREE ATTEMPTS TO LAND PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..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

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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