NTSB Identification: MIA86LA139.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31073.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 30, 1986 in BUNNELL, FL
Aircraft: Wing Aircraft Co. D-1, registration: N8601E
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 PLT STATED THAT HIS CANOPY HAD COME OPEN AND HE WAS TRYING TO HOLD IT CLOSED AND MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON RUNWAY 29 AT FLAGLER CO. AIRPORT, BUT BEING TOO LOW AND FAST THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND ABOUT 100 FT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND SLID TO A STOP.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..UNLOCKED

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