NTSB Identification: MIA93LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48125.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 19, 1992 in GUAYAMA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: CUEVAS, ORLANDO S. QUICKSILVER MXL 2, registration: N4305C
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.

PILOT STATED AIRCRAFT DROPPED FROM ABOUT 3 FEET WHILE FLARING TO LAND. THE AIRCRAFT THEN BOUNCED UP AND TURNED SIDEWAYS PRIOR TO TOUCHING DOWN AGAIN. THE AIRCRAFT WAS HEADED FOR TREES AND THE PILOT INITIATED A GO AROUND. AS HE TURNED TO AVOID COCONUT TREES THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED A MANGROVE TREE BRANCH, THE AIRCRAFT SPUN TO THE RIGHT AND IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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

THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHILE MAKING A GO AROUND FOLLOWING A BOUNCED LANDING RESULTING IN A COLLISION WITH TREES.

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