NTSB Identification: FTW83LA015
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 15, 1982 in IOTA, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/15/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89003
Injuries: 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.

THE PILOT CHOSE TO LAND ON A PRIVATE FARM LANDING STRIP WITH A 2000 FOOT SOD-SURFACE RUNWAY AND 50 FOOT TREES AT THE NORTH END OF THE STRIP. THE PILOT TOUCHED DOWN LONG, AND ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND BUT THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED TALL BRUSH. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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