NTSB Identification: MIA84FA253.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26027.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 15, 1984 in CULEBRA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N2225Y
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT WAS ADVISED BY OTHER PLTS THAT A MISSED APPROACH WAS NOT POSSIBLE AT THIS ARPT ON RWY 31. ALL OTHER PLTS IN THE GROUP LANDED ON RWY 13. THE ACCIDENT PLT ELECTED 31 UNTIL HE WAS ON FINAL WITH A TAILWIND AND THEN STARTED A GO-AROUND. THE RISING TERRAIN TRAPPED THE ACFT WHICH STALLED INTO A HILLSIDE.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

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

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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