NTSB Identification: MKC83LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20751.
Accident occurred Friday, June 03, 1983 in CHESTERFIELD, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T, registration: N69CZ
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 ACFT SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY INTO SOFT TERRAIN AND COLLAPSED THE MAIN GEAR DURING LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THAT A NORMAL LANDING WAS MADE AFTER WHICH THE LEFT TIRE BLEW OUT AND THE ACFT SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY. EXAMINATION OF THE TIRE AFTER THE ACCIDENT SHOWED THE TIRE WAS FLAT BUT THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF A BLOWOUT.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..NO PRESSURE

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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