NTSB Identification: MIA86LA039.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29819.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 30, 1985 in CEDAR KEY, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N136AV
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 WAS ATTEMPTING A NIGHT LANDING ON HIS FIRST NIGHT X-COUNTRY & HAD NOT LANDED AT THIS APRT PRIOR TO THIS TIME. HE STATED THAT DURING THE FLARE, HE WAS CAUGHT BY A X-WIND & BLOWN INTO THE TREES ADJACENT TO THE RWY. SURFACE WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE REPORTED AS 340 DEGS AT 5 KNTS.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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