NTSB Identification: MIA82FA064
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, March 06, 1982 in SUMMERLAND, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/06/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23, registration: N1145P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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.

THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE THRESHOLD OF RUNWAY 12, VEERED LEFT, AND DEPARTED THE DEFINED RUNWAY AREA 400 FEET FROM THE THRESHOLD. THE WIND REPORTED AT THE KEY WEST, FL FSS WAS 160 DEGREES AT 9 KNOTS. AFTER LEAVING THE RUNWAY ENVIRONMENT THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE, A UTILITY POLE, AND FINALLY CAME TO REST AS IT STRUCK ANOTHER TREE AND A PARKED CAR.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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