On April 12, 2017, at about 1430 Eastern time, a Howard Aircraft DGA-15P was destroyed when it impacted terrain during a go-around at the Rostraver Airport (FWQ) in Monongahela, Penn.
The NTSB determined the probable cause(s) of this accident to include: "The pilot's failure to maintain airplane control during an attempted go-around in gusting crosswind conditions, which resulted in an exceedance of the airplane's critical angle of attack and a subsequent aerodynamic stall."
The A320 already had its flight interrupted by the go-around and needs to be vectored around for another landing attempt.
Some have crossing runways, where a go-around might conflict not only with the traffic on its runway, but traffic arriving or departing another runway.
"With regard to the recommendations 2 and 3, these same procedures for go-around
and flight simulator training have been in place since the airline was launched in 2009 and form part of standard operating procedures in line with industry best-practice.
The FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-3B) says there are three basic elements to go-arounds
And the reason you're going around may not even be something you can readily identify; controllers frequently command a go-around
when the preceding traffic is slow to exit the runway.
Failing to see a reason for a go-around
in their experienced students' landings, they might not require demonstration of a go-around
during a flight review or other recurrent training.
How fast the trim reacts, whether it's electric or manual, and the airplane's loading all figure prominently in how busy things might get during a go-around
. All of this remains true today.
Although I much prefer landing on the first attempt, go-arounds
are occasionally necessary.
As it happens, the FAA's Airplane Flying Handbook, FAA-H-8083-3B, recommends adding full power as the next step after making the go-around
decision in the first place.
In fact, according to the AOPA Air Safety Foundation (ASF), go-around
accidents accounted for 2.6 percent of all accidents involving takeoff or landing between 1997 and 2006.