NTSB Identification: DEN86LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31152.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 05, 1986 in PROVO, UT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60-601P, registration: N8253J
Injuries: 4 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.

PLT AND THREE PAX FLEW FROM EL PASO, TX TO PROVO, UT EN ROUTE TO ALASKA VACATION. LEFT MAIN TIRE BLEW AFTER ACFT TOUCHED DOWN. ACFT VEERED TO LEFT AND WENT OFF RWY. EXAMINATION OF TIRE REVEALED LARGE HOLE BUT WITH GOOD TREAD REMAINING. ACFT DAMAGE WAS CONFINED TO LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR AND WING SKIN BETWEEN FUSELAGE AND LEFT ENGINE. RIGHT MAIN TIRE WAS INFLATED IN EXCESS OF 100 PSI. WITNESSES SAID ACFT LANDED LONG AND FAST WITH SLIGHT TAILWIND.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..BURST

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:

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..FBO PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..PRESSURE EXCESSIVE


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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