NTSB Identification: MIA83LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21622.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 18, 1983 in ST. AUGUSTINE, FL
Aircraft: GREAT LAKES 2T-1A-2, registration: N3705F
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 PLT WAS PRACTICING SPOT LANDINGS. ON THE 9TH APCH, HE WAS HIGH & SLIPPED THE ACFT WITH THE LEFT WING LOW. PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, HE LEVELED THE WINGS, BUT FAILED TO ARREST THE RATE OF DESCENT. THE PLT STATED THAT HE APPLIED POWER TO GO AROUND, BUT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD & BOUNCED. REPORTEDLY POWER WAS NOT EFFECTIVE. HE THEN LEVELED THE WINGS & LET THE ACFT SETTLE TO THE RWY. ON ROLL-OUT, THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 030 DEG AT 10 TO 15 KTS WITH GUSTS TO 18 KTS. APRX 26 MI NORTHWEST AT JACKSONVILLE, FL, THE WIND WAS FROM 080 DEG AT 8 KTS.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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