NTSB Identification: CHI84LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25149.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 01, 1984 in LACON, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA38-112, registration: N91469
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.

THE PLT WAS FERRYING THE ACFT TO THE LACON ARPT FOR WINTER STORAGE. ON FINAL APCH SHE TOUCHED DOWN SHORT & STRUCK A SNOW BANK ON THE APCH END OF THE RWY. THE PLT STATED THAT DIFFICULTY IN DEPTH PERCEPTION DUE TO THE SNOW COVERED TERRAIN RESULTED IN TOUCHDOWN SHORT OF THE RWY & COLLISION WITH A SNOWBANK. THE PLT ALSO ATTRIBUTED LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN MAKE & MODEL IN CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

GO-AROUND..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED



Contributing Factors

LACK OF EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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