NTSB Identification: LAX82DUJ41
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, June 27, 1982 in PIMA, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/27/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N2688J
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE PILOT ENTERED TRAFFIC TO LAND ON RUNWAY 36. HE REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 97 DEGREES AT 10 GUSTING 15 KNOTS. WHILE LANDING, HE FELT THE TOUCHDOWN WOULD BE TOO FAR FROM THE APPROACH END, SO HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE 6500 FT AND THE AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE WAS SLUGGISH. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT, AND WHEN HE BLED OFF THE FLAPS, THE PLANE SETTLED. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE NOSE GEAR STRUCK A BUSH AND THE PLANE FLIPPED OVER.

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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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