NTSB Identification: CHI88LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36287.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 05, 1988 in LAKE VILLAGE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N55552
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 PILOT HAD LANDED LONG AND, REALIZING HE WOULD NOT STOP BEFORE RUNNING OFF THE RUNWAY, ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD ONE NOTCH OF FLAPS DOWN, APPROXIMATELY 10 DEGREES, AND AFTER ADDING FULL POWER ATTEMPTED TO LIFT-OFF. THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY, COLLIDED WITH A FENCE, AND CAME TO REST IN AN OPEN FIELD.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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