NTSB Identification: NYC85LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28377.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 05, 1985 in VINCENTOWN, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N4680G
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 COLLIDED WITH TREE TOPS DURING A LNDG IN GUSTY WINDS. THE PLT SAID A GUST OF WIND LIFTED THE RT WING DURING THE FLARE. AS THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT THE PLT SAID HE CONSIDERED A GO-AROUND BUT THERE WAS NOT ROOM ENOUGH TO CLEAR THE TREES. THE LEFT WING HIT THE TREES AND THE ACFT FELL INTO THE TREES.

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:

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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