NTSB Identification: LAX88LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36510.
Accident occurred Friday, May 27, 1988 in SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N30289
Injuries: 5 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.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH, THE ACFT BEGAN TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT. THE PLT APPLIED RUDDER CONTROL, HOWEVER, THE ACFT CONTINUED TO DRIFT OFF CENTERLINE. THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND; HOWEVER, DURING THE CLIMB, THE LANDING GEAR CAUGHT ON THE ARPT BOUNDARY FENCE. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE AND COLLIDED WITH ANOTHER FENCE. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS REPORTED BY THE PLT.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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