NTSB Identification: LAX82FJA04
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, February 07, 1982 in KALAUPAPA, HI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/07/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N16524
Injuries: 4 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.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN APPROXIMATELY HALFWAY DOWN RUNWAY 5 WITH THE WINDS OUT OF THE WEST. THE PILOT STATED THAT WHEN NEARING THE END OF THE RUNWAY SHE PUT ON FULL THROTTLE TO INITIATE A GO AROUND BUT IT WAS TOO LATE. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST 180 FEET BEYOND THE DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 5 IN THREE FOOT HIGH LAVA BOULDERS.

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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