NTSB Identification: LAX82FUA10
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, February 21, 1982 in AVALON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/21/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N5593V
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 OBSERVED THE ACFT APPROACH THE RWY HIGH AND FLOAT APPROXIMATELY 2/3 THE LENGTH OF THE RWY BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. THE ACFT THEN EXECUTED A GO-AROUND, NOSED UP AND STALLED.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..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:

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELEVATOR..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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