NTSB Identification: NYC83LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20886.
Accident occurred Friday, June 24, 1983 in MONTAUK, NY
Aircraft: Beech A24R, registration: N8040R
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 LANDED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH AN EMBANKMENT BREAKING THE NOSE GEAR. THE PILOT STATED THE FINAL APPROACH WAS FLOWN LOW AND ABOUT 70 MPH. AT ABOUT 10-20 FT ABOVE THE GROUND THE ACFT STARTED TO SINK AND THE PILOTSAID HE APPLIED BACK PRESSURE TO THE ELEVATOR. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH AN EMBANKMENTOF SAND WHICH SEPARATED THE NOSE GEAR FROM THE ACFT AND BENT THE PROP.

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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