NTSB Identification: DEN85FA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29294.
Accident occurred Monday, July 15, 1985 in RAPID CITY, SD
Aircraft: CESSNA 320F, registration: N90HC
Injuries: 1 Fatal,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 ACFT CRASHED DURING AN ATTEMPTED VFR GO-AROUND. THE PLT SAID HE DIDN'T RECALL TOUCHING DOWN AND HE THOUGHT HE WAS 'FLOATING.' WHEN THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING LEFT OF RWY CENTERLINE, THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUNG. HE SAID HE APPLIED FULL POWER AND ROTATED. HE SAID HE REMEMBERED THE AIRPLANE STALLING AND REMEMBERS 'MILKING' THE FLAPS UP. HE SAID THE IMPACT CAME AS A COMPLETE SURPRISE TO HIM BECAUSE HE THOUGHT HE HAD SUFFICIENT GROUND CLEARANCE.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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