NTSB Identification: CHI83LA003
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in SENECA, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5308D
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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

WHILE LANDING ON A 2300 FT RUNWAY, THE PLANE TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 1000 TO 1200 FT BEYOND THE APPROACH END. THE PILOT FELT THAT THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT ROOM TO STOP SAFELY, SO SHE INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO ATTAIN ENOUGH ALTITUDE TO CLEAR TREES BEYOND THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE LEFT WING COLLIDED WITH TREES AND THE PLANE CRASHED.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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