NTSB Identification: CHI83LA356.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22798.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 04, 1983 in LIGONIER, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N330D
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 PLT REPORT THAT WHEN HE LANDED ON A WET, GRASS RWY, THE ACFT SLID OFF THE WET SOD & HIT A DITCH WHILE ON THE LANDING ROLL. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE REPORTED.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET

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