Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2001 Issue

Nov. 15, Everglades City, Fla. / Beech Musketeer

At 12:06 eastern time, a Beech BE-23 struck water while attempting a go-around on runway 33 at Everglades Airpark. The pilot and two passengers were not injured. The pilot said he experienced strong gusty winds that caused the airplane to bounce on the runway. The pilot said he began to execute a go-around with full power but the airplane would not gain flying speed and settled into the bay at the end of the runway....

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