NTSB Identification: ATL86LA263.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31687.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 21, 1986 in LOUISVILLE, KY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-325, registration: N4505V
Injuries: 5 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.

FOLLOWING A NORMAL TOUCHDOWN AND LANDING, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF RUNWAY. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT THE DIRECTIONAL PROBLEM AFTER THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAYSURFACE. EXAMINATION OF THE ACCIDENT SITE DISCLOSED THAT THERE WERE BLACK TIRE MARKS LEADING FROM THE RUNWAY SURFACE. ANEXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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