NTSB Identification: MIA84LA255.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26509.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 16, 1984 in ROCKLEDGE, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N7431P
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A MOUND OF DIRT WHILE EXECUTING A GO-AROUND AT A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. THE PLT STATED HE SELECTED RWY 27 BASED ON WINDS REPORTED AT ANOTHER AIRPORT AND WHEN THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT MID-POINT OF THE STRIP, 'I RETRACTED FLAPS AND APPLIED FULL POWER TO TAKEOFF.' THE ACFT IMPACTED BRUSH ON TOP OF THE MOUND AND THE PLT CALLED THE ACCIDENT A 'MIS-CALCULATION.'

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND



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