NTSB Identification: ERA10CA071
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 21, 2009 in Everglades City, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/23/2010
Aircraft: CIRRUS SR-22, registration: N609SR
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot stated that he was conducting a short field approach to the 2,400-foot long runway. A witness who observed the accident stated that the airplane appeared "nose high and slow" over the runway threshold. The pilot stated that the airplane touched down "hard" and bounced twice. The pilot applied full power to conduct a go-around, the airplane "turned left," and then contacted a fence on the left side of the runway. The airplane came to rest in a grassy area and sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and both wings. The nearest weather reporting facility, located approximately 27 nautical miles northwest of the accident site, reported winds from 140 degrees at 5 knots about the time of the accident.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the attempted go-around.

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