NTSB Identification: NYC86FA218.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33093.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 27, 1986 in ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N4571Q
Injuries: 2 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

UPON LNDING THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. HE THEN ABORTED THE LNDING AND ATTEMPTED A GO AROUND. DURING THIS MANEUVER THE ACFT STRUCK A MARSH AREA APRPOX .5 MILES FROM THE ARPT. THE PLT AND ONE PASSENGER RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES, ONE PAX WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT AND ENG DID NOT REVEAL ANY MALFUNCTIONS. THE TWR CONTROLLER RPTD WINDS OUT OF 200 DEGREES AT 10 TO 14 KTS AT THE TIME HE CLOSED ABT 15 MIN PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..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

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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