NTSB Identification: MKC86LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29149.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 15, 1985 in AURORA, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201, registration: N83956
Injuries: 4 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 THERE WAS PATCHES OF SNOW AND ICE ON THE RUNWAY SURFACE A SNOW ON THE SIDES AND AS HE PULLED UP THE FLAPS, THE AIRPLANE VEERED RIGHT, OFF THE RUNWAY. HE SAID THAT AFTER HE GOT THE AIRPLANE BACK ON THE RUNWAY, IT GROUND- LOOPED TO THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED INWARD.

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..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

Index for Dec1985 | Index of months