NTSB Identification: CHI90LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42942.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 11, 1990 in GREENWOOD, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N8085H
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING LANDING, THE AIRPLANE WAS FLARED TOO HIGH. THE AIRPLANE STALLED 8 TO 10 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND AND COLLIDED WITH THE RUNWAY. THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AS THE AIRPLANE TAXIED OFF THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT MISJUDGED THE LANDING FLARE AND THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND LANDED HARD.

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