NTSB Identification: NYC85LA254.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29095.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 29, 1985 in PREBLE, NY
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A, registration: N33920
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.

A SCHWEIZER N33920, COLLIDED WITH A UTILITY POLE WHILE EXECUTING A GO AROUND AT PREBLE AIRPORT, NY. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED. THE PLT AND PASSENGER RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE PLT STATED THAT THE FIRST TWO FLIGHTS WERE UNEVENTFUL, BUT NOTICED THE STALL SPEED WAS HIGHER THAN USUAL AND SEEMED TO BE ENTERING A STALL AT A HIGHER SPEED THAN IS RECOMMENDED IN THE MANUAL. APPLYING SPOILERS DID NOT CORRECT THE AIRSPEED,. THE PLT SAID THAT HE MIGHT HAVE BEEN PULLINGTHE TRIM TAB CONTROL INSTEAD OF THE SPOILERS. ON THE LANDING THE ACFT BOUNCED. ON PULLUP THE LEFT WING TIP STRUCK A POLE. THE ACFT LANDED IN TREES, THEN SLID FLATLY TO THE GROUND.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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