NTSB Identification: FTW86LA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29925.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 29, 1986 in SALLISAW, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7341A
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT ON APPROACH INTO AN UNFAMILIAR AIRSTRIP HE ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE AND A TAIL WIND. HE ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND AT A LOW ALTITUDE WITH FULL FLAPS. BEFORE SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED COULD BE REACHED AND FLAPS RETRACTED, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES ALONG THE RUNWAY, CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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