NTSB Identification: DEN84LA213.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25414.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 07, 1984 in BRYCE, UT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N25673
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 SAID THAT THE WIND WAS CALM. THE ARPT MGR SAID THAT THE WIND WAS 5-10 KTS FROM ABOUT 180 DEGREES. THE ACFT ACCORDING TO HIM WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY INTO DIRT AT FULL PWR. THE ACFT WENT BACK TO THE RWY HEADING STILL ATFULL POWER. THE PLT PULLED THE ACFT UP OVER A RWY BOUNDRY MARKER AND STALLED BACK TO THE GROUND AND BOUNCED 3 TIMES BEFORE COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR. THE TEMPERATURE WAS 93 DEGREES AND THE DENSITY ALT WAS 1182 FT.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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