NTSB Identification: ATL83LA241.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21496.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1983 in KILMARNOCK, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152II, registration: N6624L
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 PILOT DECIDED TO MAKE A PRACTICE LANDING ENROUTE. THE ARPT HAD A WET GRASS RWY AND WHEN THE ACFT SKIDDED DURING LANDING THE PILOT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. HE HAD FORGOTTEN THE PROPER POSITIONING OF THE FLAPS DURING THE LANDING APPROACH UNTIL REMINDED BY THE PASSENGER. THE FLAP POSITION SELECTED FOR THE GO-AROUND IS UNKNOWN. THE ACFT FAILED TO ATTAIN FLYING SPEED AND BOUNCED OFF OF THE CANAL BANK BEFORE CRASHING INTO A PILE OF LUMBER. THE PASSENGER INDICATED THAT THE LANDING WAS DOWNWIND.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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