NTSB Identification: NYC85FHD03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31475.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 21, 1985 in LUMBERTON, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 172 M, registration: N13480
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 Minor.

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 PLT LANDED HARD AFTER A LONG AND FAST APPROACH TO A NIGHT LANDING AT A STRANGE AND HIS TOTAL NIGHT EXPERIENCE WAS ABOUT 5 HOURS OF DUAL. WHEN THE ACFT BOUNCED DURING THE LANDING THE PLT DECIDED TO TRY A GO-AROUND. DURING THE ATTEMPT THE ACFT STALLED NOSE HIGH AND PULLED RIGHT TO CRASH TO THE RT OF THE RWY. THE PLT HAD BECOME LOST DURING THIS FLT WHICH HAD DELAYED HIS ARRIVAL UNTIL AFTER DARK.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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