NTSB Identification: SEA83LA183.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22010.
Accident occurred Friday, August 26, 1983 in CHELAN, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N9450B
Injuries: 2 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 STALLED INTO AN APPLE ORCHARD DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND. THE PLT SAID HE WAS BEING PUSHED BY A CROSSWIND AND DURING THE INITIAL FLARE WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT SO HE DECIDED TO GO-AROUND. DURING GO-AROUND THE ACFT WAS TO THE LEFTOF THE RWY. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO CLEAR APPLE BINS, ENTERED A STALL AND CRASHED INTO THE APPLE ORCHARD.

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:

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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