NTSB Identification: ANC83LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21185.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 22, 1983 in BIG LAKE, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151, registration: N43598
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AND STALLED INTO THE GROUND DURING A GO-AROUND. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT WAS USING UP A LOT OF RWY DURING THE LANDING SO HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND. HE ADDED FULL POWER BUT WAS UNABLE TO GAIN ENOUGH ALTITUDE TO CLEAR THE TREES. BOTH WINGS MADE CONTACT WITH THE TREES BUT THE PILOT MANAGED TO KEEP THE WINGS LEVELUNTIL GROUND CONTACT. WIND WAS GUSTING TO 25 KTS.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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