NTSB Identification: MIA84LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24444.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 23, 1984 in OPA LOCKA, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N2627Q
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 WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-&-GO LANDINGS. AFTER TOUCHING DOWN ON THE 2ND LANDING, HE SAW A PATROL VEHICLE CROSSING THE RWY. THE PLT DEVIATED TO THE LEFT TO AVOID THE VEHICLE, THEN HE ELECTED TO GO AROUND. HOWEVER, HE THEN REALIZED THAT THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT RWY REMAINING TO CONTINUE THE TAKEOFF, SO HE ABORTED THE GO-AROUND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT WENT OFF THE END OF THE RWY & COLLIDED WITH BRUSH/TREES.

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

UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION..PERFORMED..DRIVER OF VEHICLE

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

ABORT..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE



Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IMPROPER DECISION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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