NTSB Identification: LAX83LVD01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 10, 1982 in FT. BRAGG, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/10/1983
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N56772
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 REPORTED THAT HE WAS LONG AND FAST ON HIS LANDING APPROACH, SO HE DECIDED TO GO AROUND. DUE TO A NOISE SENSITIVITY PROBLEM IN THE AREA, HE ELECTED NOT TO USE FULL THROTTLE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT HIT THE TOPS OF TREES AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. AFTER HITTING THE TREES, THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO SETTLE, THEN HIT ADDITIONAL TREES, A FENCE AND TELEPHONE LINE.

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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