NTSB Identification: NYC85LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27847.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 24, 1985 in MEDFORD, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N1966X
Injuries: 4 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.

ACCORDING TO A CAP PLT, WHO WAS WAITING TO TAKEOFF, THE PLT OF N1966X UNDERSHOT HIS LANDING TOUCHDOWN POINT TO SUCH A DEGREE THAT N1966X NEARLY HIT AN EMBANKMENT SHORT OF THE RWY. N1966X TOUCHED DOWN AT OR NEAR THE APCH END OF THE RWY. THE PLT (OF N1966X) STATED THAT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RWY & BOUNCED, THEN HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT TURNED TO THE RIGHT & CONTINUED IN A STEEP NOSE-HIGH ATTITUDE. UNABLE TO CLIMB, THE ACFT IMPACTED THE TOPS OF TREES & CRASHED. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE WIND WAS FROM 200 DEGS AT 15 GUSTING TO 25 KTS.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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