NTSB Identification: DEN87LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34959.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 11, 1987 in SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T, registration: N2431Q
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 PILOT STATED THE TOUCHDOWN SEEMED NORMAL BUT THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO PORPOISE, THE PROPELLERS STRUCK THE RUNWAY AND THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO A STOP. A POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED THE NOSE GEAR STEERING ROLLER HAD BECOME DISLODGED AND PREVENTED PROPER TRACKING OF THE NOSE WHEEL.

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

LANDING GEAR,STEERING SYSTEM..DISCONNECTED

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE

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