NTSB Identification: NYC85LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28302.
Accident occurred Friday, May 03, 1985 in MONTGOMERY, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N9439N
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 ACFT MADE A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE MANIFOLD PRESSURE KEPT DROPPING. SOME ADJUSTMENT WAS MADE BY THROTTLE APPLICATION AND FINALLY ALT AIR WAS USED. WHEN THE PLT DECIDED THAT THE ARPT COULD NOT BE REACHED HE LANDED ON A HIGHWAY. THE LEFT & NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE LANDING.

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS

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