NTSB Identification: NYC84LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24657.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 01, 1984 in FACTORYVILLE, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N6869B
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.

PLT STATED THAT HE INADVERTENTLY ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT LEFT DURING THE LANDING ROLL WHEN HE REACHED FOR THE HAND BRAKE. THE LEFT MAIN AND NOSE GEARS CONTACTED A SNOW BANK AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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