NTSB Identification: NYC85LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28378.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 04, 1985 in BARRE, MA
Aircraft: CENTRAIR 101A, registration: N4429W
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 ACFT ENCOUNTERED WINDSHEAR DURING THE APPROACH TO LAND AND LANDED IN TREES. BY THE TIME THE PLT REALIZED HIS SITUATION IT WAS TOO LATE AND HIS WING TIP HIT A TREE TOP. THE ACFT CAMP TO REST IN TREES.

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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