NTSB Identification: ATL84FIJ02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24309.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 27, 1984 in MIDDLEBOURNE, WV
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT F-19, registration: N2001K
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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.

AFTER RETURNING TO THE ARPT, THE PLT MADE AN APCH TO RWY 10, WHICH HAD A DROP-OFF ON THE APCH END. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED AS VARIABLE & OCCASIONALLY GUSTY. ON THE 1ST APCH, THE ACFT ENCOUNTER 'SLIGHT AIR TURBULENCE' & THE PLT ELECTED TO GO AROUND. HE STATED THAT HIS 2ND APCH WAS MADE AT MIN SPEED & HE ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST. THE ACFT PITCHED NOSE-UP, HE APPLIED FULL POWER, BUT THE PLANE STALLED & STRUCK THE GROUND IN A LEVEL ATTITUDE ON RISING TERRAIN. THE ACFT MOVED ONLY 4 TO 5 FT AFTER IMPACT. THERE WAS EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE RIGHT WING, RIGHT MAIN GEAR, FUSELAGE & PROP, BUT THE ACFT WAS CONSIDERED REPAIRABLE.

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:

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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