NTSB Identification: ERA12CA254
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, March 25, 2012 in Groveland, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/15/2012
Aircraft: FANTASY AIR SRO ALLEGRO 2007, registration: N2570C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot stated that a gusting, quartering tailwind was creating turbulence along the landing runway. During the landing, the airplane bounced three times. After the third bounce, the pilot added power to perform a go-around. During the go-around, the wind blew the airplane to the left of the runway, where it struck a tree, then pivoted 180 degrees and struck another tree, damaging the wings and horizontal stabilizer. Postaccident examination revealed no evidence of preimpact mechanical malfunction or failure that would have precluded normal operation.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during a go-around maneuver in gusty crosswind conditions.

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