NTSB Identification: DEN87LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34309.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 14, 1987 in DRISCOLL, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-285, registration: N57773
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 RPRTD HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AS HE WAS LNDG ON A PAVED SECTION OF OLD HIGHWAY TO LOAD CHEMICALS. THE ACFT SWERVED & WENT INTO A DITCH. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT CAME TO REST BACK ON THE ROADWAY, WHERE IT WAS DESTROYED BY A POST-ACDNT FIRE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH



Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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