NTSB Identification: MKC86LA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28665.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 17, 1985 in GARDNER, KS
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N43429
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 8 WITH A RIGHT CROSSWIND AND HAD THE RIGHT WING DOWN FOR WIND CORRECTION. THE RIGHT WHEEL IMPACTED A LIP ON THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY, 6 INCHES BELOW THE LEVEL OF THE RUNWAY. THE RIGHT GEAR COLLAPSED, THE RIGHT WING TOUCHED DOWN, THEN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

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

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