NTSB Identification: NYC88LA024.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37228.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 01, 1987 in ERWINNA, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N4302T
Injuries: 4 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 WAS LANDING THE AIRCRAFT ON RUNWAY 25 AT VANSANT AIRPORT. AT ABOUT 100 FEET DOWN THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT, OFF OF THE RUNWAY AND SLID DOWN AN EMBANKMENT AND CAME TO REST AFTER COLLIDING WITH A TREE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RAVINE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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