Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2007 Issue

July 5, 2007, Warrenton, Va., Cessna 195

During a familiarization flight with the airplane’s owner, the two pilots returned to practice full-stop landings. The pilot in command later said he believed the wind was 240 degrees at 6 to 8 knots and well within his "recent tailwheel experience." After a planned go-around, he continued in the traffic pattern and commenced a second approach with the intention of making a full-stop landing.

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