NTSB Identification: FTW88LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34767.
Accident occurred Friday, October 02, 1987 in BULVERDE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/1989
Aircraft: MOONEY M20C, registration: N9231M
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.

ON THE SECOND APPROACH AFTER A GO-AROUND, THE AIRCRAFT LANDED APPROXIMATELY HALFWAY DOWN THE 2850 FT RUNWAY. IN AN ATTEMPT TO GO AROUND THE PILOT APPLIED POWER. THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO CLIMB BUT COLLIDED WITH THE TOP OF A TREE CAUSING THE TAIL OF THE AIRCRAFT TO SWING AROUND TO THE LEFT. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN A CREEK.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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