NTSB Identification: NYC86FHA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32663.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 01, 1986 in DOYLESTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N2270Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PIPER PA-28-140 WAS LANDING ON RWY 23. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM 320' - 330' WITH A VELOCITY OF 20 KTS AND GUSTS TO 30 KTS. THE STUDENT PILOT LOST CONTROL ON LANDING AND VEARED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AND THE STUDENT PILOT WAS UNINJURED.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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