NTSB Identification: ATL82DA262
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, September 02, 1982 in DARLINGTON, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/02/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA5B, registration: N28311
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

WIND SHIFTED TO TAILWIND AS PILOT WAS LANDING. HE CONSIDERED A GO-AROUND BECAUSE OF SPEED BUT THOUGHT HE COULD STOP. AS HE WENT OFF THE END THE WING COLLIDED WITH A TREE.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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