NTSB Identification: FTW85FA247.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29935.
Accident occurred Friday, June 07, 1985 in PINEVILLE, LA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T, registration: N4507V
Injuries: 2 Fatal,2 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT LANDED LONG AND FAST ON THE RELATIVELY SHORT, SLOPING RUNWAY. AFTER BOUNCING FOUR TIMES, THE PILOT RAPIDLY ADDED THROTTLE ON THE TURBOCHARGER-EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT AND ATTEMPTED TO CLIMB. WITNESSES OBSERVED SMOKE FROM THE EXHAUST, AND DESCRIBED HIGH PITCH ATTITUDE AND LOW AIRSPEED AS THE AIRCRAFT NARROWLY CLEARED A ROAD-SIDE PARKING AREA ON A HILL OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED STALL & POST-STALL GYRATION, AND COLLIDED WITH THE STRESSED CONCRETE ROOF OF A WOMEN'S DORMITORY AT CENTRAL STATE HOSPITAL. FIRE ERUPTED; FOUR PATIENTS WERE INJURED. BOTH AIRCRAFT OCCUPANTS SUSTAINED FATAL INJURIES. TEARDOWN REVEALED NO MECH. MALFUNCTION.

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

AIRSPEED..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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