NTSB Identification: CHI87LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35168.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 06, 1987 in PERHAM, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N734GF
Injuries: 2 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 PILOT WAS LANDING ON A FARM FIELD TO THE EAST. THE NEAREST WX STATION WAS REPORTING WIND FROM 220 AT 5 KTS. THE PILOT SAID AFTER TOUCHDOWN HIS SPEED WAS TOO FAST TO STOP SO HE ELECTED TO ABORT THE LANDING. DURING CLIMBOUT THE ACFT STRUCK TREES AND CRASHED.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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