NTSB Identification: MKC87LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33204.
Accident occurred Monday, February 02, 1987 in FLIPPIN, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200, registration: N22470
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT IMMEDIATELY UPON TOUCHDOWN, THE NOSE SLOWLY DESCENDED TO THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE SLID FOR 450 FEET BEFORE IT STOPPED. A SUPPORT BRACKET AND AN ANGLE WAS FOUND BROKEN. IT HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED IF THE PARTS WERE BROKEN BEFORE OR AFTER TOUCHDOWN.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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