NTSB Identification: MKC85LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28259.
Accident occurred Monday, April 29, 1985 in PECULIAR, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-39, registration: N8943Y
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.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL AT THE PLT'S PVT AIR STRIP WITH A RUNWAY CONSISTING OF WET SOD, THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED TO STOP THE ACFT. THE BRAKING WAS INEFFECTIVE AND THE ACFT DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. AFTER DEPARTING THE RUNWAY THE MAIN GEAR AND NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT SUFFERED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE IN THE ENSUING GEAR COLLAPSE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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