NTSB Identification: MIA84LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24870.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 24, 1984 in PLYMOUTH, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N157DB
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ACFT WAS LANDED HARD AT HIGHER THAN NORMAL AIRSPEED. THE PLT STATED THAT HE CAME IN'TOO HIGH AND TOO FAST'AND WHEN HE LANDED HE'BROKE THE NOSE WHEEL'. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLT DID NOT POSSESS ANY AERONAUTICAL CERTIFICATES OR RATINGS. HE HAD APPLIED FOR A PILOT LICENSE BUT WAS DISQUALIFIED BECAUSE OF HIS CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITION AND USE OF DISQUALIFYING MEDICATION.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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