NTSB Identification: CHI84LA392.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25669.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 15, 1984 in GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N98017
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.

IN AN EFFORT TO LAND AT THE THRESHOLD THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AND LANDED SHORT OF THE PREPARED SURFACE. RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS WERE OPERATING BUT RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LIGHTS WERE NOT INSTALLED.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY END IDENT LIGHTS(REIL)..UNAVAILABLE

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