NTSB Identification: NYC85LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28791.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 1985 in CHAMPLAIN, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N5621Z
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.

DURING THE LANDING IN A PASTURE WITH TALL GRASS, THE MAIN WHEELS CONTACTED THE GRASS, THE ACFT SLOWED RAPIDLY AND NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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