NTSB Identification: MKC87LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34236.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 15, 1987 in ADAMS, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N8097S
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 A NORMAL APPROACH AND LANDING ON A PRIVATE SOD STRIP, THE PILOT STATED THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY TO AN ADJOINING PLOWED FIELD. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A LARGE HAY BALE FOLLOWED BY A LARGE MOUND OF DIRT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE NOSE WHEEL TIRE WAS FLAT.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..NO PRESSURE

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..OTHER

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