NTSB Identification: IAD73DID19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A, registration: N5255G

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0820  73/3/23    FOREST,VA           CESSNA 305A         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             PRIVATE, AGE 43, 467
        TIME - 1600                    N5255G              PX-  0  0  1  SEARCH AND RESCUE         TOTAL HOURS, 7 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEW LONDON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FOREST,VA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        REMARKS- UN CLB ABV TREES,PLT CUT PWR HIT TREES AT GND LVL.

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