NTSB Identification: NYC84LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22186.
Accident occurred Monday, November 21, 1983 in FARMINGDALE, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N557FL
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.

WIND WAS GUSTING 40 KTS WITH A REPORTED LOW LEVEL WINDSHEAR. THE PLT STATED HIS APPROACH SPEED WAS FAST & HE POSSIBLY DID NOT FLARE ENOUGH ON LANDING. THE ACFT LANDED HARD & PORPOISED. ON THE THIRD BOUNCE A STRONG GUST OF CROSSWIND FROM THE LEFT WAS ENCOUNTERED, THE LEFT WING WAS LIFTED UP AS THE NOSE DROPPED, BENDING THE NOSE GEAR SIDEWAYS. THE PROP THENMADE GROUND CONTACT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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