NTSB Identification: CHI83LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20254.
Accident occurred Friday, April 01, 1983 in FRASER, MI
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5B, registration: N1517R
Injuries: 2 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 AIRCRAFT STALLED AND UNDERSHOT THE RUNWAY LANDING ABOUT 100 FEET SHORT, WHERE IT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT AND HIS WIFE ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT WERE NOT INJURED. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED ON RUNWAY 09 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 110 DEGREES AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 24 KTS.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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