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

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