NTSB Identification: MIA83FA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23472.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 14, 1983 in EBRO, FL
Aircraft: ROCKWELL 114A, registration: N215XP
Injuries: 5 Fatal.

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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT ADVISED DEPARTURE CONTROL THAT HE WAS GOING AROUND CLOUDS & THAT THERE WAS NO ACTIVITY ON HIS ONBOARD STORM SCOPE. SEVERAL MINUTES LATER RADAR CONTACT WAS LOST. THE ACFT HAD BROKE UP IN FLIGHT. ALTHOUGH VMC PREVAILED AT THE DEPARTURE ARPT, THERE WAS TOWERING CUMULUS NORTH THROUGH SOUTH.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE IN CLOUDS

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