NTSB Identification: CHI84LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24945.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 10, 1984 in STOW, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N9111K
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 RAN OFF THE RWY & COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK DURING LANDING. THE ACFT HAD BEEN SUBJECTED TO PREVIOUS DAMAGE WHICHHAD NOT BEEN FULLY REPAIRED WHEN A MECHANIC RELEASED IT FOR FURTHER FLT. A BOLT (SLIGHTLY WORN, ACCORDING TO THE MECHANIC) WAS REUSED IN THE RT LANDING GEAR, THIS BOLT, ACCORDING TO A STATEMENT BY THE SAME MECHANIC, WAS INVOLVED WITH CONTROL OF THE FORE & AFT MOTION OF THE RT LANDING GEAR. THE RT WING OF THE ACC-ACFT WAS DAMAGED WHERE THE SPAR CONNECTS TO THE LANDING GEAR. THE ACFT HAD VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE CFI STATED THAT THE LEFT TIRE WAS FLAT WHEN THE ACFT WAS PULLED FROM THE SNOWBANK. THE TIRE WAS LATER RE-INFLATED & RETAINED ITS PRESSURE. THE MECHANIC'S ACCESSMENT OF THE CURRENT DAMAGE WAS 'SIDE LOAD DAMAGE' TO THE RT SPAR.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..ATTEMPTED..DUAL STUDENT

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD



Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,REPLACEMENT..NOT PERFORMED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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