NTSB Identification: SEA86LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31660.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 06, 1986 in ROYAL CITY, WA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N15270
Injuries: 2 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 WAS LANDING THE ACFT ON RWY 27, TOWARD THE SUN. WITH THE SUN IN HER EYES, SHE DID NOT SEE A 300 LB CALF ON THE RWY. THE ACFT STRUCK & KILLED THE CALF & WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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