NTSB Identification: MIA85LA104.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27651.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 23, 1985 in HOLLYWOOD, FL
Aircraft: AUTON - DUNHAM RUTAN LONG EZ, registration: N83CR
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.
THE PLT STATED THAT THE FLT WAS SMOOTH UNTIL HE CROSSED OVER THE TREES AT THE END OF THE RWY & WAS HIT WITH A GUST OF WIND & HIT THE GROUND SHORT OF THE RWY CAUSING THE MAIN & NOSE LANDING GEAR TO SEPARATE. THE PLANE CONTINUED TO FLY ABOUT 75 YARDS BEFORE COMING TO A FULL STOP ABOUT 20 YARDS FROM THE FAR END OF THE RWY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER DESCENT RATE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
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