I got to ride in a go-around back in 1989 flying on a military charter (Fed-Ex, ex-Flying Tigers) 747-200 at CRK
. The pilots misjudged the approach and I swear we were doing like 20 degree approach slope! Full flaps, gear down, engines at idle. We were still incredibly high at the threshold, so the pilots did the honorable thing. They even announced over the P/A what was going on as we were climbing out to go around.
I suppose even more disturbing is an aborted t/o - I witnessed a DL
763 abort after about 2000 ft of roll on Runway 08 at SJU
back about 10 years ago (Is that restaurant with the viewing deck still open?).
The only time an aircraft has too much fuel is when it is on fire.