NTSB Identification: MKC85LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27599.
Accident occurred Monday, April 29, 1985 in KANSAS CITY, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N300KR
Injuries: 1 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.

PLT INADVERTENTLY ENTERED CLOUDS ON VFR FLIGHT. PLT SIGHTED AN ARPT THROUGH BREAKS IN CLOUDS AND DECIDED TO LAND. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN SHORT OF A CLOSED RWY, PARTIALLY COLLAPSING THE LEFT GEAR. IT THEN BOUNCED UP ONTO THE RWY AND FULLY COLLAPSED THE LEFT GEAR.

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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