NTSB Identification: CHI83LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20728.
Accident occurred Monday, January 03, 1983 in DETROIT, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N25920
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT AS SHE WAS CROSSING THE THRESHOLD SHE NOTICED THAT THE ACFT HAD BEEN BLOWN OVER TOO FAR TO THE RIGHTOF THE RWY. AFTER CORRECTING FOR THIS, SHE LEVELED OFF TOO HIGH & THE ACFT NOSED DOWN ONTO THE RWY.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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