NTSB Identification: ATL82FKM05
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, June 17, 1982 in FRANKLIN, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/17/1983
Aircraft: BEECH F35, registration: N248Y
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 PILOT MADE HIS INITIAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 07 AT MASON COUNTY AIRPORT. THE APPROACH SEEMED HIGH TO THE PILOT, SO HE EXECUTED A GO-AROUND AND DECIDED TO LAND ON RUNWAY 25. DURING THE SECOND APPROACH, HE EXTENDED THE FLAPS, BUT NOT THELANDING GEAR. WHEN THE PILOT HEARD THE PROPELLER HITTING THE RUNWAY, HE APPLIED FULL POWER TO GO AROUND. HE REPORTED THAT AFTER HE LIFTED OUT OF GROUND EFFECT, THE WING STALLED. THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED ON A PARKING RAMP, LOCATED TO THE LEFT OF RUNWAY 25. IT HIT A MOWER AND SEVERAL AIRCRAFT AND BURNED. CESSNA 172RG, N6482V WAS DEMOLISHED. AMERICAN AA-1B, N8880L; PIPER PA-28, N9313K; PIPER PA-24, N8938P AND THE MOWER WERE DAMAGED. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 3500 FT.

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INITIATED..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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE





Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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