NTSB Identification: BFO88LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35684.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 22, 1988 in CHATHAM, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N6587W
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.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. HE STATED THE ACFT WAS A LITTLE HIGH AND FAST ON FINAL APCH. ON TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT VEERED LEFT AND TRAVELED OFF THE RWY. THE LEFT WING CONTACTED A TREE AND THE ACFT SPUN AROUND HITTING A FENCE AND CAME TO REST.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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