NTSB Identification: NYC91LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45454.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 15, 1990 in NORTH HAMPTON, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N6384P
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 THE LANDING THE PILOT SAID SHE, '... TOUCHED DOWN SOFTLY ON THE MAIN GEAR BUT WHEN THE NOSE WHEEL TOUCHED DOWN, THE PLANE PULLED SHARPLY TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT TRIED TO CORRECT, BUT THE AIRPLANE RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO THE BRUSH. THE FAA FOUND TIRE MARKS WHICH INDICATED THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE LEFT MAIN GEAR AND STARTED MOVING TO LEFT. THE FAA FOUND NO DISCREPANCIES WITH THE LANDING GEAR, BRAKES, FLIGHT CONTROLS, AIRFRAME OR ENGINE.

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

LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AFTER LANDING.

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