NTSB Identification: ATL83LA038
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 20, 1982 in CLINTON, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/20/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA5, registration: N5442L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT WAS ON FINAL APPROACH BEHIND A CESSNA 150 AND THOUGHT THE CESSNA WOULD TURN OFF AT THE FIRST TAXIWAY. THE CESSNA CONTINUED TO THE SECOND TAXIWAY AND THE PILOT OF N5442L ELECTED TO GO-AROUND. THE PILOT STATED THE AIRCRAFT SEEMED TO MUSH AS IT FLEW INTO TREES. AN INSTRUCTOR PILOT ON THE GROUND STATED N5442L WAS EXTREMELY CLOSED TO THE CESSNA AIRCRAFT ON THE FINAL.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..IMPROPER..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

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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