NTSB Identification: NYC85LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28737.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 07, 1985 in STOW, MA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N82054
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.

PIPER PA28-181N82054 LANDED HARD ON RUNWAY 3 AT MINUTE MAN AIRPORT, STOW, MASS. THE STUDENT WAS PERFORMING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS, ON ONE LANDING, THE PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AND THEN VEERED TO THE LEFT. RUDDER WAS APPLIED BUT THERE WAS NO REACTION, BEING ONLY A FEW FEET OFF THE RUNWAY THAT AIRCRAFT SLID OFF THE NOSE WHERE, SKIN DAMAGE BEHIND THE LEFT WING TIP AND BEHIND THE ENGINE COWL.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT CORRECTED..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

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

CLIMB..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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