NTSB Identification: MIA73FLA38
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7609X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1499  73/5/21    DEFUNIAK SPNG,FLA   CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 36, 85 TOTAL
        TIME - 1330                    N7609X              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 28 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DEFUNIAK SPRINGS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          HATTISBURG,MISS             BRANDON,FLA                  DEFUNIAK SPNG,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT SHOULDERS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    3000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           80                                                      180
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           7                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- INTO WIND RWY AVBL.ACFT VEERED TO R SLIGHTLY THEN ABRUPTLY L.NOSE GR DUG IN SOFT SAND.

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