NTSB Identification: NYC85LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28741.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 18, 1985 in ELLINGTON, CT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301, registration: N300UM
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 COLLDIED WITH A STUMP DURING A LANDING ATTEMPT AT ELLINGTON ARPT. THE ACFT HAD TOUCHED DWN ABOUT 25 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. THE LEFT AILERON WAS DAMAGED BUT THE ACFT MADE A GO-AROUND & RETURNED TO WESTOVER AIR BASE & LANDED. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, WINDSHEAR WAS ENCOUNTERED DURING THE APPROACH.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..DISABLED
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