NTSB Identification: MIA84LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23060.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in FT. MCCOY, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N6511E
Injuries: 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.

ABOUT 10 MIN AFTER DEPARTING FT MCCOY, FL, THE PLT REALIZED HE HAD FORGOTTEN HIS FLT BAG, SO HE RETURNED TO LAND AT THE AIRSTRIP. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT FLOATED, & AFTER TOUCHING DOWN, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT RWY REMAINING TO SAFELY STOP OR GO AROUND. BEFORE STOPPING, THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE STRIP & THE RIGHT WING STRUCK A TREE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS LIGHT & VARIABLE.

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:

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


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