NTSB Identification: SEA83LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20782.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 29, 1983 in GRANTS PASS, OR
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N6202M
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 ACFT RAN OFF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH BUSHES DURING AN ABORTED GO-AROUND. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT A CROSSWIND CAUGHT THE ACFT AS HE WAS LANDING, IN SPITE OF HIS ATTEMPTS TO KEEP IT STRAIGHT THE ACFT STARTED TO VEER TO THE LEFT AND HE DECIDED TO GO-AROUND. HE APPLIED FULL POWER BUT DID NOT TURN OFF THE CARB HEAT AND THE ACFT WAS ONLY DEVELOPING 1800-2000 RPM, HE ABANDONED THE GO AROUND. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RUNWAY INTOTHE BUSHES.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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