MIA00LA187
MIA00LA187

On June 8, 2000, about 1130 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 172M, N4422Q, owned by a private individual impacted with tress at a private airstrip near Davis, North Carolina. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the 14 CFR Part 91 local personal flight. The airplane received substantial damage. The private-rated pilot reported no injuries. The flight departed from Davis, at 0945.

According to the pilot, "...[he] set up for no wind short field [landing], approximately 3 foot above ground [the airplane] was affected by a right cross wind, but was too slow to recover, applied power for go around, but was too close to clear trees." The pilot did not report the accident until June 12, 2000, 4 days after it had occurred.

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