NTSB Identification: CHI85LA216.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28227.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 19, 1985 in MILWAUKEE, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32T-300, registration: N39628
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT STATED THAT THE APPROACH WAS NORMAL AND FLOWN AT 90 KIAS. HE FLARED HIGH AND THE ACFT LANDED HARD ON THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR, DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE RATE OF DECENT. THE DAMAGE WAS LIMITED TO THE RIGHT WING SPAR AND RIBS.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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