NTSB Identification: ATL82DA124
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, April 29, 1982 in LEONARDTOWN, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA A150, registration: N5919J
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HIS SPEED WAS FAST ON BASE LEG AND FINAL APPROACH. AFTER TOUCHDOWN HE BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR AND ADDED POWER FOR A GO-AROUND, HOWEVER, HE FAILED TO RETURN THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL TO THE COLD POSITION AND THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT ACCERERATE ADEQUATELY. THE PILOT REPORTEDLY FELT A STALL BUFFET AND DECIDED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN WITH APPROXIMATELY 200 FEET OF RUNWAY REMAINING, RAN OFF THE END, AND COLLIDED WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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