NTSB Identification: NYC84LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25212.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 21, 1984 in WESTERLY, RI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151, registration: N7634F
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.

ON FINAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 32, THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED TREES LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 600 YARD SHORT OF THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PASSENGER STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT AS THE AIRCRAFT APPROACHED THE RUNWAY, HE NOTICED THE ACFT WAS 'A BIT TOO CLOSE TO THE TREES' AND THAT THE ACFT DESCENDED GRADUALLY INTO THE TREES.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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