NTSB Identification: FTW84LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24131.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 24, 1983 in CISCO, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N5764F
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 REPORTED THAT WHILE HE WAS TAXIING, AFTER LANDING, HE WAS FOCUSING HIS ATTENTION ON THE RADIO, ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL, WHEN THE ACFT ROLLED OFF THE RWY & INTO A DITCH. DURING THE OCCURRENCE, THE NOSEWHEEL COLLAPSED & THE RIGHT WING WAS SLIGHTLY DAMAGED.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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