NTSB Identification: MIA84LA260.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26508.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 26, 1984 in LITTLE S.SIMONS, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-152, registration: N714YJ
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.

THE ACFT STRUCK A WASHED-OUT AREA DURING A BEACH LANDING AT NIGHT AND WAS DESTROYED WHEN IT FLIPPED OVER INTO THE OCEAN. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLT WAS BRINGING A MECHANIC/PLT TO THIS PART OF THE BEACH IN AN EFFORT TO REPAIR ANOTHER ACFT THAT HAD MADE A FORCED LANDING EARLIER THAT EVENING. THERE WAS PRESSURE TO GET THE FIRST ACFT OFF THE BEACH BEFORE HIGH TIDE.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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