NTSB Identification: FTW83LA282.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23034.
Accident occurred Friday, May 27, 1983 in MOUNT IDA, AR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N56255
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.

DURING THE TAKEOFF PORTION OF A TOUCH AND GO LNDG THE PLT APPLIED PWR AND THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE 50 FT WIDE RWY ONTO SOFT TERRAIN. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE PROPELLER AND LEADING EDGE OF THE RT WINGTIP WERE DAMAGED.

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

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