NTSB Identification: ATL86LA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31618.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 24, 1986 in WADSWORTH, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N50HZ
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL ON RWY 02, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE REPORTED WINDS WERE 290 DEGREES AT 8 KNOTS. THE WRECKAGE EXAMINATION FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. THE ACFT BRAKE SYSTEM OPERATED NORMALLY DURING THE POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION.

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

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

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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