NTSB Identification: MIA84LA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24347.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 18, 1984 in DAYTONA BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N738SN
Injuries: 3 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 REPORTED THAT WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE ARPT TO LAND, THE WIND WAS FROM 330 DEG GUSTING TO ABOUT 15 TO 17 KTS. ON FINAL APCH TO LAND ON RWY 27L, HE DECIDED TO SLIP THE ACFT & USE A FASTER THAN NORMAL SPEED TO COMPENSATE FOR THE WIND & EXTRA WEIGHT OF THE PASSENGERS. AFTER LANDING, HE WAS 'RUNNING OUT OF RWY' & DECIDED TO 'LET THE PLANE GO THRU THE GRASS TO SLOW DOWN.' HOWEVER, THE WING TIP OF THE ACFT HIT A WIND SOCK POLE & WAS DAMAGED.

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

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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