NTSB Identification: CHI84LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24014.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 26, 1984 in PALMYRA, WI
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65, registration: N47583
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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 LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT ON THE LANDING FLARE & COLLIDED WITH A TREE. THE ACFT WAS BLOWN TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY & BEFORE HE COULD EXECUTE A GO-AROUND THE PROPELLER STRUCK SOME HIGH BRUSH ALONGSIDE THE RWY. THE PLT PULLED POWER OFF, LANDED IN ROUGH TERRAIN & THE LEFT WING STRUCK A TREE.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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