NTSB Identification: NYC84LA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26319.
Accident occurred Friday, July 27, 1984 in SMYRNA, DE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201, registration: N2936N
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.

ACFT CONTACTED A DITCH AND NOSED OVER DURING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING AFTER PLT NOTICED ENGINE WAS RUNNING ROUGH. CAUSE OF ENGINE ROUGHNESS COULD NOT BE DETERMINED THROUGH INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DITCH

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