NTSB Identification: FTW85LA339.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29542.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 31, 1985 in DRUMRIGHT, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 150B, registration: N1257Y
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT'S LANDING APPROACH WAS LONG AND FAST. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN BUT THE PILOT DECIDED HE WOULD BE UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY AND INTIATED A GO-AROUND. HE THEN REALIZED HE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO CLEAR TREES BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY. HE MADE A RIGHT TURN TO REMAIN OVER A CLEARED PASTURE. AT ABOUT 20 FEET ABOVE GOUND LEVEL THE RIGHT WING TIP CONTACTED A SMALL PECAN TREE AND THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED, UNCONTROLLED, TO THE GROUND.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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

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