NTSB Identification: MIA84LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24078.
Accident occurred Friday, February 24, 1984 in CEDAR KEY, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N4869F
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING THE 1ST LANDING, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AT NIGHT, APRX HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY. THE PLT ELEECTED TO GO AROUND, THEN MADE A 2ND APCH & LANDING. DURING THE 2ND LANDING, THE ACFT WENT OFF THE END OF THE RWY & CAME TO REST IN WATER. THE PLT STATED THAT IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ACCIDENT, HE NOTICED THE WIND SOCK INDICATED HE HAD LANDED DOWNWIND. HE STATED 'THE BREEZE WAS ENOUGH TO HOLD THE WIND.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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