NTSB Identification: NYC87LA232.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35961.
Accident occurred Monday, August 31, 1987 in BRIDGETON, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N47993
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 MADE A LANDING WITH A TAILWIND OF 8-10 KNOTS. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT PULLED TO THE LEFT AND POWER WAS ADDED FOR A GO AROUND. THE PILOT REPORTED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AIRCRAFT WOULD NOT BECOME AIRBORNE SO HE THEN DECREASED THE POWER AND THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO A STOP BETWEEN TREES AND BUSHES ON THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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