NTSB Identification: NYC85LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26736.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 25, 1984 in PROSPECTVILLE, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N31699
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.

PLT STATED HE ALLOWED THE ACFT TO GO LOW ON FINAL APPROACH. COLLISION WITH TERRAIN SEPARATED THE LANDING GEAR BUT PLT RECOVERED CONTROL AS ACFT REBOUNDED AND EXECUTED A SUCCESSFUL GO-AROUND. PLT DIVERTED WITH ESCORT TO NEARBY MILITARY ARPT WHERE CFR FACILITIES WERE AVAILABLE AND PERFORMED A SUCCESSFUL NO WHEELS LNDG. PLT STATED HE HAD FLOWN 4.5 HOURS UNDER HOOD (IFR TRAINING), INCLUDING 7 APPROACHES, DURING A 250 MI CROSS-COUNTRY EARLIER IN THE DAY.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FATIGUE(FLIGHT SCHEDULE)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK





Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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