NTSB Identification: CHI84LA379.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25294.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 02, 1984 in NEW POINT, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N82926
Injuries: 4 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.
FOLLOWING A CROSSWIND LANDING ON A NARROW RUNWAY BORDERED BY A CORN CROP ON BOTH SIDES, THE ACFT ROLLED INTO AN AREA WHERE THE X-WIND WAS BLOCKED BY THE CORN. THE PLT FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, CAUGHT A WING TIP IN THE HIGH CORN AND VERRED OFF THE RWY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..EXCESSIVE..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
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