NTSB Identification: MKC87LA004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32464.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 05, 1986 in SEWARD, NE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N5980P
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 REPORTS THAT HE WAS LANDING ON HIS PRIVATE GRASS STRIP WHICH IS 1600 X 60 FT. HE SAID THE GRASS ON THE EDGES WAS THICKER THEN THAT IN THE MIDDLE. DURING LANDING ROLL THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LT AND THE LT WING COLLIDED WITH MILO GROWING ALONG THE LT SIDE OF THE STRIP. THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE LT AND THE RT MLG COLLAPSED.

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..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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