NTSB Identification: LAX85LA039.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26141.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 04, 1984 in SANGER, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/10/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301, registration: N8152Z
Injuries: 3 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.

UPON TOUCHDOWN, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR CONTACTED A POTHOLE IN THE RWY APRX 175 FT FROM THE THRESHOLD. SKID MARKS FROM THE LEFT MAIN TIRE WERE SEEN ON THE RWY BEGINNING AT THAT POINT ALONG WITH METAL SCRAPPINGS FROM THE GEAR. SHORTLY THEREAFTER, SKID MARKS FROM THE RIGHT MAIN TIRE BEGAN. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST AND THE ACFT DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY TRAVELING THROUGH A FENCE AND INTO A SHALLOW POND.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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