NTSB Identification: FTW87LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34383.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 09, 1987 in NORMAN, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160, registration: N5552W
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.

WHILE PERFORMING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD CAUSING A VIBRATION IN THE ENGINE AREA, AND SOME LOSS OF RUDDER CONTROL. THE PILOT FLEW BY THE TOWER AND THE TOWER INDICATED EVERYTHING LOOKED OK. ON LANDING ROLL THE NOSE GEAR FAILED CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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