NTSB Identification: LAX87LA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33988.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 04, 1987 in HURON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N8273P
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.

AT THE END OF A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT,THE PLT APPLIED THE BRAKES ON TOUCH DOWN. THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND THE PLT APPLIED THE RIGHT BRAKE, HOWEVER, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WENT OFF THE EDGE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT WENT OUT OF CONTROL, EXITED THE RWY AND NOSED OVER. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS REPORTED AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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