NTSB Identification: CHI88LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37640.
Accident occurred Monday, August 01, 1988 in CHEBOYGAN, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N4982Z
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTURE, WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS APPROXIMATELY 30' IN THE AIR, THE AIRCRAFT'S RIGHT WING 'DROPPED HARD'. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED REMEDIAL ACTION, BUT WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT BEFORE THE RIGHT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND. THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED TO A STOP OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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