NTSB Identification: NYC86LA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29863.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 26, 1985 in MTTITUCK, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N9409W
Injuries: 1 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.

PILOT STATES ON LANDING FLAIR THE AIRCRAFT WAS TRACKING ON A 190 DEGREE HEADING FOR RWY 29 WINDS WERE FROM 260 PT 20 KTS ON FLAIR ACFT DRIFTED APPROX 16 FT TO THE LEFT AND LEFT WIDE EXTENDED BEYOND RWY MAKING CONTACT WITH SHRUBBRY ON THE EDGE OF THE RWY. ACFT SUFFERED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PRIVATE PILOT WAS NOT INJURED.

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:

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


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