NTSB Identification: BFO85LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29559.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 14, 1985 in WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N2821Y
Injuries: 4 Minor.

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 CONTACTED THE FIELD ON UNICOM FREQUENCY OF 122.8 AND WAS INFORMED THAT THE ACTIVE RWY WAS 31, WITH WIND FROM 040 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS. THE FINAL APPROACH WAS MADE WITH CRAB AND POWER, BUT JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, THE RIGHT WING LIFTED AND THE ACFT VEERED LEFT OFF RWY 31, COLLIDING WITH SHRUBS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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