NTSB Identification: FTW90LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40947.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 28, 1989 in CLINTON, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/22/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N3809W
Injuries: 4 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 A BRIGHT NIGHT APPROACH THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN 12-15 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. THE PILOT STATED WEATHER WAS NOT A FACTOR AND THERE WAS NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE ACFT.

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

PILOTS FAILURE TO CORRECTLY MAINTAIN THE PROPER GLIDEPATH, WHICH CAUSED HIM TO IMPACT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.

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