NTSB Identification: NYC85LA182.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28111.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 18, 1985 in LIVINGSTON, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N5739H
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 DEPARTED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT COLLIDED WITH A CORN CROP DURING A LANDING ROLL. THE ACFT OWNER, A PVT PLT, STATED A MECHANIC ON BOARD WAS FLYING AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE MECHANIC STATED THAT THE OWNER WAS AT THE CONTROLS WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

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:

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RELINQUISHING OF CONTROL..NOT PERFORMED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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