NTSB Identification: FTW86LA069.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30084.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 20, 1986 in KELLER, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N8376R
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 REPORTED COLLIDING WITH A DITCH ALONG SIDE THE RUNWAY AT GOODE AIRPORT IN KELLER, TX, WHEN HE FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL ON LANDING. THERE WAS SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT WHEN THE IMPACT TORE OFF THE LEFT STRUT, CAUSING THE LEFT WING TO DIP AND COLLIDE WITH THE GROUND.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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