NTSB Identification: CHI83LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20943.
Accident occurred Monday, May 16, 1983 in IRONWOOD, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N6687J
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 ACFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT ON THE RWY DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH A RWY LIGHT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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