NTSB Identification: ATL85LA284.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29535.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 26, 1985 in HOLLY SPRINGS, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8760S
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 STU PLT ON HIS FOURTH SOLO FLT ELECTED TO MAKE A TOUCH-AND-GO LNG PRIOR TO GOING TO THE PRACTICE AREA. AFTER TURNING BASE ON THE CLOSED VFR TRAFFIC PATTERN, HE STATES THAT HE COULD NOT FIND THE RUNWAY AND ALLOSED THE AIRSPEED TO DECREASE TOO LOW. WHEN HE ADDED FULL POWER FOR THE GO-AROUND, HE NOTED THAT HE WAS CLOSE TO THE TREES. HE LOWERED THE NOSE TO GAIN SPEED AND COLLIDED WITH TREES.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

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

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