NTSB Identification: FTW84LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23936.
Accident occurred Friday, January 06, 1984 in DEL RIO, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236, registration: N8117Z
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.

DURING LANDING ON A 4000 FT SOD RANCH STRIP THE PLT RAN OFF THE RWY INTO A RAVING AND COLLAPSED THE LANDING GEAR. THE PLT SAID HE LANDED IN A CRAB AND RAN OFF THE RWY. THE OWNER ON FORM 6120.1 STATED THAT IT WAS PLT ERROR, THAT THE PLT MISSED THE RWY AND RAN INTO THE RAVINE AT THE END OF RWY.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


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