NTSB Identification: MIA96LA111.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, April 09, 1996 in PLAINS, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/06/1996
Aircraft: Maule M-5, registration: N725V
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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The pilot stated he was making a straight-in approach for landing. The approach was steep and fast. The airplane touched down long and bounced. He realized he had insufficient runway remaining to make a go-around and went off the end of the runway. The airplane collided with trees and a garage.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot misjudging distance and speed during the approach, and his failure to obtain the proper touchdown point on landing.

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