NTSB Identification: DEN85LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26643.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 15, 1984 in NUCLA, CO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201, registration: N2193Y
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, AFTER LANDING ON CENTERLINE BRAKES WERE APPLIED AND ICE ON THE RWY CAUSED THE ACFT TO VEER LEFT. AN ABORT WAS INITIATED BUT REALIZING THAT THE ACFT WAS GOING OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY THE PLT SECURED THE ENG. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AS THE ACFT ROLLED INTO A SNOW BANK. OTHER ACFT LANDED SAFELY SHORTLY BEFORE AND AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND





Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY


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