NTSB Identification: CHI86LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30439.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 24, 1985 in DECATUR, IN
Aircraft: Beech A23.19, registration: N5666S
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 STUDENT PILOT ON AN UNAUTHORIZED XCOUNTRY FLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LD ON A 2600'-115' SOD STRIP. ON HIS FIFTH APPROACH THE 90 DEG XWIND DRIFTED HIM INTO A TREE LINE ON THE DOWNWIND SIDE OF THE STRIP.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


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