NTSB Identification: MIA84LA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24984.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 01, 1984 in KEY LARGO, FL
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N1143Z
Injuries: 2 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.

ACFT WAS LANDED DOWNWIND AND TOUCHED DOWN APRX HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY. THE PLT IN AN ATTEMPT TO AVOID AN OVERRUN INTENTIONALLY GROUND LOOPED THE ACFT RESULTING IN A LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSE.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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