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
WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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