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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..DISABLED

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