NTSB Identification: ATL85LKG06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28257.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 25, 1985 in BROOKLET, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N32826
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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 PLT STATED THAT 2 APPROACHES WERE MADE TO RWY 09 AND HE COULD NOT LOCATE A WIND INDICATOR. HE WAS ALSO UNABLE TO CONTACT ANYONE OVER THE UNICOM TO OBTAIN WIND INFORMATION. THE PLT ATTEMPTED A LANDING ON RWY 09 DURING WHICH THE ACFT BOUNCED AND A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED. THE ACFT STRUCK A TREE APRX 3 MILES EAST OF THE AIRPARK AND CRASHED IN A WOODED AREA. THE PLT LATER ESTIMATED THE WIND TO BE FROM 270 DEGREES AT 15 KTS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WIND INFORMATION..NOT RECEIVED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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