NTSB Identification: CHI85LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26296.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 13, 1984 in SAINT CLOUD, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N5221H
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 PLT STATED THAT HIS GROUND SPEED WAS TOO FAST DURING A LANDING DUE TO NO WIND. DURING THE GO-AROUND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREE TOPS & CRASHED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE DELAYED HIS DECISION TO PERFORM A GO-AROUND.

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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