NTSB Identification: CHI84LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21909.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 30, 1983 in MONROE, MI
Aircraft: Grumman American AA-5A, registration: N27174
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 PILOT STATED HE DEVELOPED A HIGH SINK RATE DURING LANDING WHICH RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING. THE PILOT DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND ENTERED A DITCH.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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