NTSB Identification: NYC84LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25475.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 05, 1984 in REHOBOTH BEACH, DE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R, registration: N5870V
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.

BASED ON ERRONEOUS INFORMATION PIC ASSUMED ROAD CONSTRUCTION WAS WORK TO PAVE GRASS STRIP. HE LANDED ON A ROAD BEING CONSTRUCTED IN A HOUSING EXPANSION AREA. DURING LANDING ROLL THE LEFT MAIN GEAR BROKE OFF AFTER CONTACTING A DIRT MOUND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..NOT IDENTIFIED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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