NTSB Identification: LAX86LA329.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32583.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 24, 1986 in SALINAS, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200, registration: N56710
Injuries: 6 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE SURFACE OF RWY 13 AFTER THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLT INDICATED THE THREE GREEN GEAR SAFE INDICATOR LIGHTS WERE ILLUMINATED PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. THE ACFT WAS LANDED ON THE MAIN GEAR FIRST AND THEN THE NOSE GEAR. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AS IT TOUCHED THE RWY SURFACE AND THE ACFT CAME TO A STOP ON IT'S NOSE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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