NTSB Identification: SEA84LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23620.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 14, 1984 in NEWPORT, OR
Aircraft: PIPER PA28R-200, registration: N55624
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 A DITCH DURING LANDING. THE CONSTRUCTION DITCH RAN ACROSS THE RWY. THE RWY HAD BEEN NOTAMED AS OUT OF SERVICE EXCEPT FOR THE LAST 2000 FT. THE PLT STATED THAT THE 3 WHITE BARRIERS MARKING THE POSITION OF THE CONSTRUCTION DITCH HAD BLOWN OVER PRIOR TO HIS LANDING.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

NOTAMS..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,OBSTRUCTION MARKING..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT OPERATIONS..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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