NTSB Identification: CHI83LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19699.
Accident occurred Monday, March 21, 1983 in SANDSTONE, MN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N7045D
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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT SOON AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO VEER TO THE LEFT AND ATTEMPTS TO CORRECT THE SITUATION FAILED. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED A SNOWBANK AND WAS DAMAGED.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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