NTSB Identification: MIA99LA044.
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Accident occurred Sunday, December 13, 1998 in NEW SMYRNA BCH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/16/2001
Aircraft: Rockwell 114A, registration: N5913N
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot was performing touch and go landings to runway 29 with the winds reported to be 210 degrees at 6 knots, gusting to 13 knots. Observers stated that the aircraft was low and collided with scrub brush and a road sign outside the airport boundary, dug a left wing tip in the dirt, and commenced a cartwheel onto the airport and burned.

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

The pilots failure to maintain adequate altitude clearance with the terrain during final approach, and the subsequent collision with high vegetation and a road sign.

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