NTSB Identification: MKC89LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39926.
Accident occurred Friday, July 14, 1989 in CAMDENTON, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/29/1991
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N2892A
Injuries: 6 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 ATTEMPTING HIS SECOND LDG, AFTER A PERSONAL CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE PILOT SAID THAT HE BOUNCED, THEN VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGING THE ACFT. THE PLT SAID THAT HE LANDED ON RUNWAY 25 WITH A 10 KNOT TAILWIND COMPONENT. HE SAID THAT HE NORMALLY LANDED TO THE WEST REGARDLESS OF THE WIND DIRECTION, AS THE LAST 100 YARDS OF THE RUNWAY WAS UPHILL. THE PILOT SAID HE THOUGHT A BRAKE MALFUNCTIONED, BUT POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO MALFUNCTION OR PART FAILURE.

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

AIRCRAFT CONTROL WAS NOT MAINTAINED BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND.

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