NTSB Identification: MKC86LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30973.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 27, 1986 in VAN BUREN, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N7921U
Injuries: 1 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 STATES THAT HE HAD BEEN ADVISED OF UTILITY LINES ON BOTH ENDS OF THE AIRSTRIP, AND THAT SEVERAL AIRCRAFT HAD PREVIOUSLY EXPERIENCED LANDING PROBLEMS THERE. HE FURTHER STATES THAT AS HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND HE WAS CAUGHT IN A DOWNDRAFT HE COULD NOT FLY OUT OF AND LANDED IN SOME TREES.

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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