NTSB Identification: DEN83LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20874.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 19, 1983 in HARMONY, WY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172XP, registration: N736YA
Injuries: 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AT THE DEPARTURE END OF A PASTURE FIELD DURING A GO-AROUND. THE PILOT HAD DECIDED TO LAND IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION TO AVOID POWERLINES AND DID NOT CONSIDER DIRECTION OF THE WIND. FULL FLAPS DID NOT SLOW THE ACFT EFFECTIVELY GOING DOWNWIND AND THE ACFT BOUNCED WITH EXCESS SPEED BEFORE STARTING A GO-AROUND. THE PILOT RAN OUT OF LANDING AREA AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AS HE ATTEMPTED TO STOP AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,WIND DIRECTION INDICATOR..UNAVAILABLE

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