NTSB Identification: CHI86LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30421.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 15, 1985 in DODGEVILLE, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N8458H
Injuries: 3 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.

AFTER A X-COUNTRY FLT AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT STARTED TO DRIFT LEFT ON THE SNOW COVERED RWY. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR THEN ENCOUNTERED DEEPER SNOW CAUSING THE ACFT TO SWING TO THE LEFT AND RUN INTO A SIX-FT SNOWBANK.

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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