NTSB Identification: ATL83LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20975.
Accident occurred Monday, June 27, 1983 in COLUMBIA, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N714HA
Injuries: 1 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 STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING LANDINGS ON RWY 7 & COMPLETED 1 SUCCESSFUL LANDING. HE REPORTED THAT ON THE 2ND APPROACH, A GUST OF WIND BLEW THE ACFT TO THE LEFT, SO HE MADE A GO-AROUND. A 3RD APPROACH WAS MADE WITH THE ACFT LINED UP SLIGHTLY TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AT AN ALTITUDE OF 5 TO 10 FT AGL, A GUST OF WIND WAS ENCOUNTERED AGAIN, WHICH BLEW THE ACFT TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY & OVER THE GRASS. HE ELECTED TO GO-AROUND AGAIN. HE STATED THAT HE APPLIED FULL POWER, PUSHED THE CARB HEAT OFF, BEGAN 'MILKING' THE 20 DEG OF FLAPS UP, AND ENTERED A SLIGHT CLIMB WITH A SLIGHT RIGHT BANK. THE RIGHT BANK WAS REDUCED WHEN HE FELT THAT THE RATE OF CLIMB WAS INSUFFICIENT. HE REPORTED THAT THE ACFT WAS BLOWN INTO TREES ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. WITNESSES ESTIMATED THAT THE WIND WAS VARIABLE FROM 070 TO 140 DEG AT 10 KTS. THE 1850 EDT WIND AT COLUMBIA, SC (7 MI WEST) WAS 180 DEG AT 12 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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:

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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