NTSB Identification: FTW88LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36249.
Accident occurred Monday, October 26, 1987 in ARDMORE, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60, registration: N742WP
Injuries: 3 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.

DURING LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 15 FEET SHORT OF THE RUNWAY CAUSING THE RT MAIN GEAR TO COLLAPSE. THE ACFT SLID APPROX 800 FT BEF0RE COMING TO REST ON THE RWY. BOTH GEAR PENETRATED THE UPPER SKIN ON THE WINGS.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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