NTSB Identification: NYC83FNC06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27381.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 02, 1983 in WARREN, VT
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5A, registration: CGAEX
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING ON RWY 4, HE ENCOUNTERED WIND SHEAR WHICH FORCED THE ACFT TO LOSE ALT & TOUCH DOWN SHORT OF THE RWY. THE ACFT THEN VEERED LEFT & COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR. THE PLT REPORTED THE WIND WAS FROM 300 DEG AT 12 GUSTING 18 KTS. WITNESSES ADVISED THAT WIND CONDITIONS AT THE ARPT WERE UNPREDICTABLE. THE PLT SUGGESTED THAT MORE SPACE WAS NEEDED BETWEEN THE NARROW RWY & THE HANGARS.
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:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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