NTSB Identification: CHI85LA238.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28038.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 1985 in STARBUCK, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N5355Z
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.

PLT LANDED IN CROSSWIND CONDITIONS, VEERED OFF THE EDGE OF THA RWY ONTO ROUGH, UNLEVELED TERRAIN. THE NOSEWHEEL COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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:

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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