NTSB Identification: CHI85LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26494.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 25, 1984 in BLAINE, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201, registration: N8336V
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.

INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLT LANDED THE ACFT ON RWY 35 WITH WINDS FROM 130 DEGREES AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 23 KTS. THE ACFT DEPARTED THE END OF THE 4900 FT RWY WHERE THE LEFT FUEL TANK WAS RUPTURED AND A FIRE ERUPTED.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND



Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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