NTSB Identification: MIA82DA091
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 31, 1982 in MOCA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R, registration: N309MJ
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT LANDED ON AN UNLIGHTED GRASS STRIP AT NIGHT WITH A LOAD OF MARIJUANA. DURING THE LANDING, THE PLANE CONTINUED OFF THE STRIP AND INTO A SUGAR CANE FIELD.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS..UNAVAILABLE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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