NTSB Identification: MIA94LA035.
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Accident occurred Saturday, December 04, 1993 in HASTINGS, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N43113
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND THE AIRPLANE WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED UNEXPECTED WIND CONDITIONS. THE AIRPLANE LOST ALTITUDE AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR AND NOSE GEAR STRUCK A CANAL BANK JUST SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT EXECUTED A GO-AROUND AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR AND NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

THE DELAYED REACTION OF THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND TO COMPENSATE FOR UNEXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS, RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE LANDING GEAR.

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