NTSB Identification: MIA83FA014
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 18, 1982 in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/18/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N64419
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ENROUTE THE PLT ATTEMPTED UNSUCCESSFULLY TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE THE IFR WX THAT EXISTED ALONG HIS INTENDED ROUTE & THEN DECIDED TO RETURN TO FT. LAUDERDALE. AS THE ACFT DESCENDED OVER THE RWY THRESHOLD, IT WAS OBSERVED TO ROCK ITS WINGS SEVERAL TIMES AS IF THE PLT WAS HAVING PROBLEMS IN CONTROLLING THE ACFT IN THE EXISTING GUSTY WINDS. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE PLT ELECTED TO GO AROUND & INITIATED WHAT APPEARED TO BE A RIGHT STEEP CLIMBING TURN. WHILE STILL IN A STEEP RIGHT BANK THE ACFT CLIMBED OVER A LINE OF TREES ADJACENT TO THE RWY & WAS OBSERVED TO STALL.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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