On January 17, 1995, about 1448 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 172N, registered to Meridian Voyager Ltd. Co., crashed during a go-around after touchdown at the Newcastle Airport, Nevis Island, West Indies Associated States, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the flight. The airplane was destroyed by a postcrash fire and the commercial-rated pilot and one passenger were not injured. The flight originated from the Isla Grande Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, time unknown.

The pilot stated that she landed with a tailwind, and during the landing roll she aborted the landing and performed a go- around. During the initial climb, the airplane collided with trees then came to rest upright in a clearing.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the Eastern Caribbean States. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Director of Civil Aviation, St. Johns, Antigua Mr. Alex Phillip P.O. Box 1130 St. Johns, Antigua Phone: (809) 462-0907/3401 Fax: (809) 462-4145

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Eastern Caribbean States Government.

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