Saturday, May 14, 2022

Cessna 172H Skyhawk, N8845Z: Fatal accident occurred May 14, 2022 in Miami-Dade County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; South Florida 

Aircraft experienced engine issues and landed on Route A1A on the Haulover Inlet Bridge and struck a vehicle.


Date: 14-MAY-22
Time: 17:04:00Z
Regis#: N5545Z
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: FATAL
Total Fatal: 1
Flight Crew: 1 fatal
Cabin Crew: 2 serious injuries
Ground: 3 minor injuries
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
City: OPA-LOCKA
State: FLORIDA

Those who may have information that might be relevant to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation may contact them by email witness@ntsb.gov, and any friends and family who want to contact investigators about the accident should email assistance@ntsb.gov. You can also call the NTSB Response Operations Center at 844-373-9922 or 202-314-6290.