NTSB Identification: ATL82DLG09
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, January 08, 1982 in GRANTITEVILLE, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/08/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25225
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO FIND THE AIRPORT AT HIS INTENDED DESTINATION. HE SAW ANOTHER AIRPORT AND ELECTED TO LAND. A NO-FLAP APPROACH WAS MADE TO RWY 24 WITH A NORTH WIND. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 500 FEET FROM THE DEPARTURE END AND THEN BECAME AIRBORNE AGAIN. IT TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN A FEW FEET FROM THE END OF THE RUNWAY, SKIDDED INTO AN EMBANKMENT AND FLIPPED OVER.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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