NTSB Identification: ERA10CA451
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, August 28, 2010 in Montauk, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/11/2011
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5, registration: N9532L
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.
According to the pilot, he touched down on the runway further down than he intended. He advanced the throttle in an attempt to clear a fence at the end of the runway and abort the landing. The airplane impacted the top of the fence, crossed a road, collided with another fence, and came to rest against a building. The firewall, horizontal stabilizer, and both wings were substantially damaged. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions of the airplane.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's delay in aborting the landing, which resulted in a collision with a fence. Full narrative available
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