NTSB Identification: NYC82DA171
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 29, 1982 in MADISON, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5B, registration: N4547K
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

THE PILOT STATED THAT HE EXPERIENCED A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT WHEN OVER THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED TO THE RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY AFTER AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND WAS ABORTED BECAUSE OF TREES AND BUILDINGS AT THE DEPARTURE END/LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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