NTSB Identification: SEA87LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33555.
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, April 02, 1987 in JEAN, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA 16, registration: N5916H
Injuries: 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.

THE PLT WAS LANDING HIS ACFT ONTO RUNWAY 02 WITH THE WIND FROM 230 DEGREES AT 7 KNOTS, WHICH WOULD BE A LEFT QUARTERING TAILWIND. DURING THE ROLLOUT THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY ONTO SOFT TERRAIN STRIKING ROCKS.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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