NTSB Identification: ATL83LA216.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21619.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 1983 in MITCHELLVILLE, MD
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N1657E
Injuries: 2 Minor,1 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 PLT REPORTED THAT WHEN HE WAS ON FINAL APCH TO LAND, HIS SPEED WAS A LITTLE FAST. AFTER TOUCHING DOWN, THE ACFT BOUNCED & BEGAN DRIFTING TO THE RIGHT. ONCE THE RIGHT WHEEL WENT OFF THE RWY, THE RIGHT TURN INCREASED & THE ACFT STRUCK A RWY EDGE LIGHT. FULL POWER WAS APPLIED TO AVOID SEVERAL PARKED ACFT, BUT THE FLAPS WERE NOT RAISED. AT ABOUT 50 TO 60 FT AGL, THE PLT MADE A SHARP LEFT TURN TO AVOID SOME TREES. AT ABOUT THAT TIME, THE ACFT STALLED & CRASHED INTO A SMALL TREE & A PILE OF LOGS.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..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:

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..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

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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