NTSB Identification: FTW85LA284.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29218.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 11, 1985 in SONORA, TX
Aircraft: Grumman AA5B, registration: N4520B
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE LANDING AT AN UNFAMILIAR STRIP, THE PLT OBSERVED A ROUGH SURFACE AT THE APCH END, AND LANDED ONE HALFWAY DOWN THE DOWN-SLOPING 2300 FT RWY. HE TRIED TO GO AROUND, BUT COULD NOT ACCELERATE ENOUGH, AND THE ACFT ROLLED THRU 2 FENCES, TREES, THEN STOPPED AGAINST ANOTHER FENCE. THE DENSITY ALT WAS 5400 FT.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,LANDING CAPABILITY..DETERIORATED

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