NTSB Identification: SEA84LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22410.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 29, 1983 in ROME, OR
Aircraft: PIPER PA18-A, registration: N1829A
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 ACFT NOSED OVER IN THE SNOW DURING AN ENROUTE LANDING WHILE ON A CROSS COUNTRY. THE PLT HAD LANDED AT THIS ARPT A WEEK BEFORE. IN THE MEANWHILE THERE HAD ACCUMULATED 14 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE RWY. DURING THE ROLLOUT IN THIS SNOW THE ACFT SUDDENLY STOPPED AND NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

NOTAMS..NOT RECEIVED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..MISREAD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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