NTSB Identification: NYC87LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35077.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 16, 1987 in TOMS RIVER, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N9443W
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 FLIGHT WAS INVOLVED IN SHORT FIELD LANDING PRACTICE. ON THE THIRD LANDING, THE PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO STALL ABOVE THE RUNWAY SURFACE AND THEN TOUCH DOWN HARD, DAMAGING THE OUTBOARD SECTIONS OF THE WINGS.

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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