NTSB Identification: NYC85FNA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32521.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 01, 1985 in BOXBOROUGH, MA
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AA-5B, registration: N4523B
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT MADE SIX ATTEMPTS AT LANDING WITH A LEFT CROSSWIND OF 24 KNOTS. ON THE LAST ATTEMPT HE WAS OBSERVED TO LOSE CONTROL AND CRASH INTO THE TREES OFF HE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT BURNDED AND THE PILOT RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES.

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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