NTSB Identification: MIA88LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35056.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 28, 1987 in BOCA RATON, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: PARRISH DRAGONFLY, registration: N41GK
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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

WHILE ON SHORT FINAL APPROACH THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST WHICH CAUSED THE LEFT CANARD TO DROP. THE LANDING GEAR ON THE LEFT CANARD THEN STRUCK THE RAISED LIP OF THE RUNWAY CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST ON THE RUNWAY.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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