NTSB Identification: ATL86LA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31913.
Accident occurred Friday, July 25, 1986 in SANDUSKY, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N9011J
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 PILOT REPORTED THAT HE DIVERTED AND LANDED TO REASSESS THE WEATHER BEFORE CONTINUING HIS FLIGHT. HE SAID THE WIND WAS FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT EIGHT KTS. JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN ON RUNWAY 27, THE AIRCRAFT YAWED LEFT AND LANDED WHILE IN A CRAB. THE AIRPLANE THEN VEERED LEFT, WENT OFF THE RUNWAY INTO SOFT MUD AND NOSED OVER.

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

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

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..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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