NTSB Identification: ATL87LA232.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34845.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 15, 1987 in RAVENNA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60-602P, registration: N6898Z
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 THAT DRG A LNDG ON RWY 27, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN JUST SHORT OF THE RWY LIP. HE STATED THAT THE RGT MAIN GEAR HIT A HOLE IN THE GRASS ABOUT 25 FT SHORT OF THE RWY, THEN HIT THE LIP. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE RGT MAIN GEAR FAILED & THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RGT SIDE OF THE RWY & HIT A RWY LIGHT BEFORE COMING TO REST.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN




Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT

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