NTSB Identification: DEN85LA047.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26425.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 22, 1984 in TAYLOR, UT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135, registration: N3648A
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.

ACFT COLLIDED WITH A PILE OF SNOW NEAR THE EDGE OF RWY WHILE LANDING. PLT STATED HE MISJUDGED THE APCH AND REDUCED POWER PREMATURELY.

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:

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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



Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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