NTSB Identification: FTW82FRG34
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 31, 1982 in PORT ARANSAS, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/31/1983
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N6631D
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 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.

WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT ON A HIGH FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 12 WHEN A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED OVER THE RWY AT APPROXIMATELY 150 TO 200 FT AGL. THE ACFT STARTED A STEEP BANKED RIGHT TURN TO A DOWNWIND POSITION. THE BANK CONTINUED AND THE ACFT DESCENDED RAPIDLY TO THE GROUND.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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