NTSB Identification: ATL85FA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26912.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 11, 1984 in CUMMING, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1415Q
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

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.

THE ARPT MANAGER OBSERVED THE ACFT START A GO-AROUND ABOUT 2 FT ABOVE THE RWY WITH FULL WING FLAPS EXTENDED. FLAPS REMAINED FULL DOWN AS THE ACFT ATTEMPTED TO CLIMB BEFORE COLLIDING WITH TREES APRX 1/4 MI FROM THE ARPT. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED WITH POWER AND THE APPLICATION OF CARBURETOR HEAT WHEN THE ENG LOST POWER. A SUCCESSFUL ENG TEST RUN WAS PERFORMED BY INVESTIGATORS. GO-AROUND PROCEDURES RECOMMENDED BY THE MANUFACTURER INCLUDE CARBURETOR HEAT COLD AND FLAPS RETRACTED TO 20 DEG. IN THE WEEK BEFORE THE ACCIDENT THE PLT RESUMED FLYING AFTER AN APRX 4 YEAR LACK OF FLT ACTIVITY.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND



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