NTSB Identification: CHI85LA230.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28753.
Accident occurred Friday, June 07, 1985 in BLAIR, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N55956
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.

THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE ACFT IN A FARM FIELD BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP BEFORE REACHING THE END OF THE FIELD. THE ACFT RAN THROUGH A FENCE & A DITCH BEFORE COMING TO REST. THE PLT STATED THAT HE OVERSHOT THE RWY, LANDED LONG, & WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT IN THE DISTANCE REMAINING.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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

OBJECT..FENCE

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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