NTSB Identification: ATL83LA167.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20703.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 20, 1983 in HENDERSONVILLE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N5457D
Injuries: 1 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.
THE STUDENT PLT HAD STARTED TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS AFTER SOME AIR WORK. THE 1ST LANDING WAS SUCCESSFUL, BUT DURING THE 2ND A GUST OF WIND CARRIED THE ACFT OFF THE RUNWAY DURING THE FLARE. IN ATTEMPTING TO GO AROUND WITH FULL THROTTLE AND FLAPS RETRACTING, THE WING DRAGGED AND THE NOSE DUG IN. THE ACFT THEN NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND
LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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