NTSB Identification: MIA83LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20672.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 29, 1983 in PALMETTO, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N8923J
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND WENT OFF THE RUNWAY COLLIDING WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH AND FENCE. NO MECHANICAL FAILURE OF MALFUNCTIONS WERE REPORTED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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