NTSB Identification: CHI84LA240.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25666.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 16, 1984 in INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93023
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.

PLT STATED AIRSPEED APPEARED TOO FAST ON FINAL SO A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED. POWER WAS ADVANCED AND PLT RAISED THE FLAPS WHICH WERE FULL DOWN. PLT STATED, WHEN FLAPS CAME UP THE ACFT STARTED SINKING AND IT SETTLED INTO TREES OFF THE END OF RWY. PLT STATED ACFT DID NOT SEEM TO HAVE ENOUGH POWER TO CLEAR THE TREES. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO DISCREPANCIES. THE PLT WAS NOT AUTHORIZED TO FLY THE ACFT.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..IMPROPER..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:

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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