NTSB Identification: CHI87LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33720.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 18, 1987 in MUNCIE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N9174M
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.

AFTER LANDING ON RWY 32 THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT, CROSSING A PARALLEL TAXIWAY AND STRIKING A TAXIWAY LIGHT. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT THEN BECAME AIRBORNE BEFORE STRIKING A TERRAIN DEPRESSION, AT WHICH TIME THE NOSEWHEEL SHEARED OFF AND THE PROPELLER STRUCK THE GROUND. N9174M THEN CONTINUED ACROSS RWY 02 WHERE IT COLLIDED WITH A BARRICADE AND STOPPED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND





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