NYC07CA218
NYC07CA218

The pilot of the Piper PA-28-181 was on approach to land on Runway 5, a 5,996-foot-long, 100-foot-wide, asphalt runway. The pilot reported that he encountered a gust of wind on final approach, and attempted a go-around. The airplane subsequently impacted water on the left side of the runway, and came to rest inverted. The airplane's left wing spar was fractured. Winds reported at the airport, about the time of the accident, were from 130 degrees, at 9 knots, gusting to 20 knots.

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