NTSB Identification: MIA88FA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35395.
Accident occurred Monday, October 05, 1987 in INVERNESS, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 310K, registration: N3815X
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE PLT INITIATED A GO AROUND AT THE RUNWAY 19 THRESHOLD, BROKE OFF TO THE RIGHT & WENT BEHIND A TREE LINE IN A 60 DEGREE RIGHT BANK. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TREE LINE THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO STRIKE THE TREES WITH THE LEFT WING AND IMPACT THE GROUND INVERTED. A WITNESS IN ANOTHER ACFT THAT HAD JUST TURNED OFF THE RWY SAID THERE WAS NO READILY APPARENT REASON FOR THE GO-AROUND.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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