NTSB Identification: LAX86LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32859.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 26, 1986 in COOLIDGE, AZ
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7280Y
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 PLT SHUT DOWN THE ACFT ENG WHEN IT SURGED DURING AN ENCOUNTER WITH TURBULENCE. THE PLT INITIATED A PRECAUTIONARY DOWNWIND LANDING ON A NEARBY AIRSTRIP AND THE ACFT OVERRAN THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE.

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

OBJECT..FENCE

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE,CLEAR AIR


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER FEATHERING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..ERRATIC


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..ERRATIC

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