NTSB Identification: CHI83LA158.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20242.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 29, 1983 in FRASER, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N7146B
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.

THE PILOT STATED HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AFTER TOUCHDOWN DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO A MUDDY AREA AND NOSED OVER.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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