NTSB Identification: NYC89LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40724.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 13, 1989 in MATAWAN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160, registration: N43663
Injuries: 2 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 APPROACH THE WIND SHIFTED TO A TAILWIND. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED NORMALLY BUT THE CFI WAS UNABLE TO STOP WITHIN THE CONFINES OF THE RUNWAY AND RAN OFF THE END.

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

THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE ACTION AFTER ENCOUNTERING TAILWIND CONDITIONS DURING LANDING.

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