NTSB Identification: MKC85LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27132.
Accident occurred Friday, January 18, 1985 in WA KEENEY, KS
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N5590H
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.

ACFT TOUCHED DOWN LEFT OF CENTERLINE. LEFT MAIN GEAR CONTACTED SLUSH ON THE RWY AND THE ACFT SWERVED INTO A 2 TO 3 FT SNOWBANK ALONGSIDE THE RWY. PLT STATED, 'THE RWY WAS PLENTY CLEAR AND THE ACCIDENT WOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED IF THE PLANE HAD BEEN KEPT ON THE CENTER LINE OR CLOSE TO IT.'

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SLUSH COVERED

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