NTSB Identification: CHI83LA281.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21195.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 25, 1983 in MONEE, IL
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA5, registration: N123JS
Injuries: 4 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 CRASHED ON THE LEFT WING TIP INTO A BEAN FIELD DURING A GO-AROUND. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE APPROACH WAS HIGH.THE ACFT BALLOONED AND BOUNCED AT TOUCHDOWN. THE PILOT THOUGHT THAT THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH RUNWAY LEFT SO SHE STARTED A GO-AROUND. AT ABOUT 25 FEET AGL SHE LOST CONTROL AND THE LEFT WING DROPPED. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF TO THE LEFT AND THE LEFT WING DUG INTO THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT CARTWHEELED INTO THE BEAN FIELD. THE PILOT HAD LOWERED FULL FLAPS FOR THE LANDING AND DID NOT RETRACT THE FLAPS FOR THE GO-AROUND.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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