NTSB Identification: NYC86LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29230.
Accident occurred Friday, October 18, 1985 in COLUMBIA, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180, registration: N4576J
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 COLLIDED WITH 6 FT HIGH POLES DURING AN OVERRUN LANDING. THE PLT STATED HE WAS MAKING A LANDING AND NOTED ON SHORT FINAL THAT THE AIRSPEED WAS EXCESSIVE. THE RWY WAS GRASS WAS FRESHLY CUT, WET AND SLIPPERY. THE ACFT LANDED LONG AND RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY COLLIDING WITH SEVERAL POLES BEFORE COMING TO A STOP.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


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