NTSB Identification: MIA83FA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21683.
Accident occurred Monday, May 23, 1983 in POMPANO BEACH, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N8983C
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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 SURVIVING PAX STATED THAT ABOUT 1 MI FROM THE RWY THEIR ALT WAS 1,000 FT & 'LOTS OF SPEED.' THE PLT WAS CLEARED TO LAND ON RWY 13. THE PLT THEN REPORTED 'WE GO AROUND AGAIN...' HE WAS ADVISED BY THE TOWER TO MAKE LEFT TRAFFIC. HE WAS THEN OBSERVED SPIRALING TO THE GROUND.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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