NTSB Identification: FTW86LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30085.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 20, 1986 in LUBBOCK, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N29612
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND, AFTER TOUCHING DOWN PAST THE RUNWAY MID-POINT, THE PILOT STATED HE WAS UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUFFICIENT POWER DURING THE GO-AROUND. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED 200 FEET OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY. FAA INSPECTORS ON THE SCENE STATED THAT THEY COULD FIND NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION AND THAT AN AIR FORCE INSTRUCTOR PILOT HAD INFORMED THEM THAT THE PILOT USED IMPROPER FLYING TECHNIQUES, WHICH RESULTED IN THE ACCIDENT. PILOT ATTEMPTED LANDING WITH A TEN KNOT TAIL WIND.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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