NTSB Identification: NYC83FA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21106.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 26, 1983 in MOUNTVILLE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12067
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE AND A TREE BEFORE CRASHING TO THE GROUND DURING A GO-AROUND ATTEMP. THE ACFT HAD BEEN CRABBING IN A CROSS-WIND FOR A LANDING AND DRIFTING OFF TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY. THE PILOT APPLIED POWER FOR A GO AROUND BUT NEVER RETRACTED THE FLAPS FROM THE FULL DOWN POSITION. THE ACFT BARELY AVOIDED A HANGER BEFORE HITTING THE POWER LINE AND THEN THE TREE. THE TREE ALMOST TORE A WING OFF AND THE ACFT DESCENDED TO HIT THE GROUND NOSE FIRST.

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:

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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