NTSB Identification: ATL84LA280.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25354.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 05, 1984 in SOMERSET, KY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N4825T
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING A X-WIND LANDING THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY CONTACTING A WIND SOCK TOWER WITH THE LEFT WING. THE PLT REPORTED THE AIRSPEED ON FINAL WAS EXCESSIVE AND AN OVER COMPENSATION WAS MADE FOR THE X-WIND DURING THE LANDING. THE PLT REPORTED THE LOCAL WINDS WERE FROM 250 DEGS AT 10 KTS GUSTING TO 15 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY



Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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