NTSB Identification: ATL86LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30969.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 03, 1986 in VAN WERT, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160, registration: N9835D
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT HIS AIRSPEED WAS TOO HIGH ON LDG AND THAT THE ACFT BRAKES FAILED TO FUNCTION WHEN HE TRIED TO STOP THE ACFT. THE PLT TURNED THE ACFT OFF THE RWY INTO A SOFT GRASSY AREA AS THE ACFT NEARED THE RWY END. ANOTHER PLT WHO WITNESSED THE ACCIDENT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT DID NOT TOUCH DOWN UNTIL IT WAS ABOUT 2/3 OF THE WAY DOWN THE 3500 FT RWY. POST-CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT IT COULD BE MOVED BY HAND WITH THE BRAKES ACTIVATED.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..WORN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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